7 Life Lessons You Need to Learn in This Lifetime

“Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.” ~ Og Mandino

I’ve always been drawn to those with wisdom. So if it was my grandparents, teachers, mentors or books, I am always thirsty for knowledge. Its that one desire for knowledge that has led me to many realizations in life. I’ve learned that although all the people and books and mentors around you are there to gain wisdom from, Life as I have come to understand it the greatest teacher.

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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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9 Healing Life Lessons from Rumi

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Rumi, Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī, was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic who, and in my personal opinion, wrote some of the most beautiful and most profound words that were ever written.

Rumi’s poetry is a series of spiritual and mystical experiences. It is a reflection on Divinity, on nature’s beauty, a song and dance, an intense feeling… anything that stirs our soul.

He is among the poets that show us the importance of every experience, be it good or bad.

Rumi’s words, his verses and his poetry has always inspired me. Its moved me at the soul level. Its made me understand so many of life’s truths that sometimes when I sit to soak in his words, I am astounded by what they reveal. You can read the same poetry a hundred times over and each time you will come to understand another layer of the wisdom it offers. Amazing right?!

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