by Linda M. Montano
1. Always do the truth and tell the truth.
2 . No hurry, no worry.
3. Watch and wait.
4. Keep mum.
5. Smile. I had to teach myself to smile.
6. Life is life.
7.There is a little bit of bad and little bit of good in everyone.
8. Scorn the past, watch the present, dream the future.
9. Get up early and watch the sunrise.
10. Serve others.
11. Be positive and say(to your sick daddy), how can I help you?
12. Keep your spiritual life private.
13. Don't tell others,"I do this sadhana, I do that meditation", otherwise you get more ego.
14. Serve(your daddy) and others as if they are God.
15. Food is God.
16. Food is love.
17. The spiritual life is the highest life.
18. When you are suffering you are burning old karma.
19. In friendship, keep an open heart and tell what is on your mind.
20. When any problem comes, be quiet 5-10 minutes, then your mind will tell you what to do.
21. Every atman is the same, just like your atman.
22. Behave kindly, sweetly,politely.
23. Don't hurt anybody, don't hit anybody.
24. Nobody is bad but circumstances make people upset and angry so they talk bad or act bad toothers. But don't mind that. Think about the atman.
25. When you shop, buy the right color, the right size, pay the right price.
26. An ant has an atman, grass has an atman, bee has an atman,humans have an atman. The atman is the same , so don't hurt or kill. This is called sundrasti.
27. An angry person does not think what is good,what is bad.If angry you think I will do double trouble to you. But this is not good. After two days you will see the truth of the situation and feel better.
28. Help everyone. Treat them like you are helping God.
29. LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! You never know what will happen tomorrow.
30. Life is short so have a smile face.
31. Have trust. Let go of worry.
32. Say to yourself, a good day is coming. Today I will pray for a good
33. It is good to do everything with love.
34. If you are angry, find ways to stop the mind immediately. Enjoy something else.Watch yourmind. Stop the bad thoughts and do something good.Don't think the bad thing.
35. Human beings have intelligence.They have knowledge of good and bad.So this human life is important.
36. Do many good works. Other living beings, like rocks, cannot do this. We should not waste a second.
37. We do not know how much time we have. A day, a week, a month, a year, two years. So don't worry.
38. Life is to enjoy.
39. When you have upset, take it off your mind or tell someone, or else inside it is moving more and more.
40. Time is money. Don't lose one minute.
41. When someone is sick, be positive, give consolation. Don't act sick also.
42. When we are suffering it is from our past karmas.So suffer and burn the karmas.
43. When people eat the food I make, I am happy. And if there is not enough food for me, that is OK, because I am full from happiness.
44. Write down all of your doctor visits, times, money spent and information. Keep that with you at all times. Be organized.
45. Let's go!
46. Change your mind.
47. Do one thing at a time.When I cook, I concentrate only on cooking.
48. Do everything slowly. Don't hurry!
49. When people say negative things, don't mind it.
50. Do japa-mala so you can have a happy life.That way bad karma can go away and you can have peace.
51. We don't know how long we live, but we do our spiritual life, and this knowledge always comes with you next birth.
52. Now, all I do is mala(japa-prayers), to make happy everybody in the world.
53. LOVE is HAPPINESS!!