Your Best Spiritual Teacher

If you can cultivate the right attitude,
your enemies are your best spiritual teachers
because their presence provides you with
the opportunity to enhance and develop
tolerance, patience and understanding.

source: Dalai Lama
image: Eddie’s Garden Photos
Corn Plant (Dracaena) Winter 2016


21 thoughts on “Your Best Spiritual Teacher

  1. That is great. Also we may add that we can learn from anyone and anything including our enemies. One way is to learn from a positive behavior and another is to learn what should be avoided.

  2. This is so very true. We learn the most from our negative experiences in life. Reminds me a very true scripture. James 1:2,3.

    “Consider it all joy, my brothers, when you meet with various trials, knowing as you do that this tested quality of your faith produces endurance.”

  3. Dear Mr Two Hawks, please may I say I love what you do. I with all my heart wish for Peace and Love to you and yours for the new year. even though I wish that, I know you do not need it, and although I am the old lonely one, still can smile when I read and see your outstanding posts. my feeble love. I would enjoy being your drunken uncle.

    • Dear Gary J, as your kindness shines through you,
      the brilliance of your good heart is be seen by everyone!
      Drink up the love of hearts that are humbled around you!

      • Very often the corn plant is cultivated solely for its attractive leaves and placed in a dark corner of the house. The chances it will bloom are much, much better, if you place it in good light. And indeed, when it blooms, the fragrance invades the whole house. It is so intense that it sometimes becomes intolerable and you feel obliged to stick the plant in a spare bedroom and close the door at night.

      • These plants very well could have originated from ‘houseplants’ that were planted in the ground. Now they are 8 foot tall and require occasional trimming.

kindness is always welcome

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Justice Reign

A lifestyle blogger that creates with meaning because depth is always in fashion.

Simply Chronically Ill as simply as possible with chronic illness

Living with a damaged skull

Sriram Janak - Photography

Art Work by Diann Meynor

All works of art are the Original creations and designs of the Artist Diann Meynor

Being Alive

Life is not just about breathing but an opportunity to Love, to Imbibe, to Forgo, to Evolve.

Rolandomio Travel

Travel Blog - Travel with me around the world; the way is the destination - Buen Camino!

Soul Gatherings

Spiritual Moments in the Human Experience

Big Dreams for a Tiny Garden

courtyard garden reflections

Art Gowns

The Art of Glamorous Fantasy

The Learning Prophet

Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Nature,


A medium of expression

Voices from the Margins

A welcoming space for resistance to the forces of oppression and hegemony.

Savvy Raj

Live Life Lovingly!

Mark Your Steps

Staying foolish and hungry

Rascunho - Draft

When it's too much to feel, I write !

Silently Smouldering Words

Poetry and things like that

Photos by Donna

Birds and Wildlife Photography


thoughts from my mind to yours


Personal Consultation fee is 100 INR only instead of 500 INR in January 2019 for my dear readers

Travel With Photografey


The Lantern Room

Enlightenment Through Photography


Smile Always

%d bloggers like this: