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Have a beautiful life

Have a beautiful life

Though love is light it becomes darkness when its law is not understood


1)---Now what the ear likes to hear is music, 
and 
the prohibition of it is what I call obstruction to the ear

2)---What the eye likes to look at is beauty;
 and
 its not being permitted to regard this beauty I call obstruction of sight

3)---What the nose likes to smell is perfume; 
and
 its not being permitted to smell I call obstruction to scent

4)---What the mouth likes to talk about is right
 and 
wrong; and if it is not permitted to speak
 I call it obstruction of the understanding

5)---The comforts the body enjoys to have are rich food 
and fine clothing; 
and if it is not permitted, 
then I call that obstruction of the senses of the body

6)---What the mind likes is to be at peace; 
and 
its not being permitted rest I call obstruction of the mind's nature

7)---All these obstructions are a source of the most painful vexation

8)---Morbidly to cultivate this cause of vexation, 
unable to get rid of it, 
and so have a long but very sad life of a hundred, 
a thousand, 
or ten thousand years,
 is not what I call cherishing life

9)---But to check this source of obstruction 
and 
with calm enjoyment to await death for a day,
a month, 
or a year or ten years,
 is what I understand by enjoying life
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What a beautiful beauty all around us

What a beautiful beauty all around us
It is never too late to change. Everyday is new. Every breath is fresh new air. Life continuously renews itself. why should we not? All it takes is the choice to let go of the past. of that which does not work anymore and embrace the new with openness