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It’s natural to want to manifest certain things in our life—a new career, relationship or creativity. It is also important though to think about why we want these things. A good way to look at it is to think, “I’m not just doing this for me, but to inspire the people around me.”
That’s why today, in addition to chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo for however long you choose, let’s:
Remind ourselves that the reason we want to manifest certain things in our life is not just for us, but to also inspire others. Wanting to achieve our goals is not selfish—we do it to also give hope to others.
In “Caring for Others Is Caring for Ourselves,” we share:
In this great podcast, human rights lawyer Tanya Henderson shares why she went to law school: She wanted to inspire her two young sons. She knew if she didn’t pursue her dreams, she couldn’t inspire her sons to one day pursue their dreams. Several years after graduating from law school, she founded Mina’s List, a nonprofit organization that trains women in Afghanistan to run for parliament and win. To date, they’ve helped eight women win seats in the Afghani Parliament.
Happy chanting today!
Your friends at Buddhability