Thursday Cite & Insight Invite – 10th November

Some very wise words from writer Stevie Turner, inspired by two of the modern world’s greatest thinkers.

Stevie Turner

The quote below is by the Dalai Lama, and it is on the back cover of the book I am reading. ‘The Book of Joy’ by Douglas Abrams focuses on recent conversations between the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.  It is the most enlightening book I have ever read, and is definitely a 5 star read:

‘The ultimate source of happiness is within us.’

I can only agree that we are all responsible for our own happiness in life. Of course, whether we are a worrier and full of anxieties and stress, or whether we have had a miserable childhood are probably two factors which would mar our inner joy, but as the Dalai Lama says, forgiveness is the key to being able to put the past behind us and move on.  He has lived in exile since he was a young man, and says that if he had not spent most of his life…

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