9 Spiritual Life Lessons and Quotes from Gandhi

“You must be the Change you want to see in the world.” ~ Gandhi

Today marks the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. It’s the day a simple man, with a simple mission took physical form in this world. His mission was of Non-violence, of peace, of Unity in diversity. His utter simplicity brought about a revolution of magnanimous proportions. A country was freed, people were heard, caste systems were banished and most of all love and peace prevailed. On this day…and everyday, I applaud this mission. I applaud his spirit, his courage, his unwavering and self-less motives.

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6 Positive Qualities that Beautify Your Soul

“Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.”  ~ Veronica Shoffstall

What does it mean to have a beautiful soul?

What makes a beautiful soul?

Why do we *need* to make efforts to beautify this soul? 

What are the core qualities you must hone in order to achive this beautiful soul?

Let’s explore this indepth.

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Simplicity, A tool for Spiritual Growth

“Simplicity is a state of mind.” ~ Charles Wagner

Over the past few years my focus has been on Simplicity. Specifically simplifying all areas of my life. 

During this period of simplification I couldnt help but think that the chase after a wealthy life style is a rather complicated affair: the standards keep shifting, and the worries are many. 

That’s why Spiritual mystics speak so often of ‘detachment’. By taking our focus off of getting stuff, we have more of ourselves available to focus on learning to love rightly, or taking time to be face-to-face with those in need, or learning , or learning how to depend on the Divine. You can’t be spiritually in tune and chase wealth; most of the time, the paths go in opposite directions.

From the time I started learning about spirituality and the Divine, I was often faced with situations where I needed to make choices. Choices between Needs and Wants.

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