Tag: buddhism

Change Your Voice, Change Your Destiny

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“Words are bodies or forces which move spirally and return in due season to cross the lives of their creators. People who are always talking lack and limitation, reap lack and limitation. You cannot enter the Kingdom of Abundance bemoaning your lot.”
— Florence Scovel Shinn

I came across a gem of a book in a quaint, used book store. The book is a Chinese Buddhist text called Changing Destiny: Liao-Fan’s Four Lessons by Venerable Master Chin Kung. It says that ancient advisors could predict the future of a person by observing their speech and behavior patterns. This really struck me and got me thinking: If speech reveals patterns, then the corollary is, with your voice, you can change your destiny. Here are some suggestions on how to do just that.

Where shall we begin? Let’s begin with words. Words are vibration and your voice is the instrument. By choosing the highest words, you raise your vibration attracting your most positive destiny.
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Symbol Series: Deer


/ Photo by Aunt Owwee /

One of the best meditation teachers I know is the deer.

She holds her classes in a grove, by a stream, in your backyard. Observe a deer and your body will synchronize to stillness. You’ll notice her winking and humoring you with her effortlessness. Her feet move so lightly that the leaves beneath her feet are left undisturbed. She moves quietly and gently.

She is gentleness.
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In the Bardo – Part I – How To See In the Dark


/ Photo by nick russill /

Feeling stuck, in limbo, in-between jobs or relationships?

Welcome to the Bardo! The Bardo is a transitional phase between lives, life cycles, or even moments. The Bardo is where you transform your old self, shed your skin, and start anew. It’s a spiritual re-evaluation period when you let go of the impulses of the body and the complexities of the physical world, allowing you to return to essential spiritual matters.

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