Daily Inspiration from "Living Wisely, Living Well" http://www.ananda.org/free-inspiration/daily-inspiration/living-wisely/ 365 sayings - one for each day of the year - from "Living Wisely, Living Well" by Swami Kriyananda Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 http://www.ananda.org/free-inspiration/daily-inspiration/living-wisely/ en hourly 1 Living Wisely, Living Well http://www.ananda.org/free-inspiration/daily-inspiration/living-wisely/2014-10-25 http://www.ananda.org/free-inspiration/daily-inspiration/living-wisely/2014-10-25 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 If you see anything in others that displeases you, ask yourself, “Does it really matter? There are so many wrongs in this world!

“The best I can do is simply to give up being displeased!”

What we don’t like in others is usually a reflection of some fault we have in ourselves. What we dislike in the world, too, usually points to something we need to change in ourselves — at least in terms of willingness to accept the inevitable.

Learn to accept life as it is. I don’t say, Never try to improve matters.

Do improve them if you can, always calmly and in support of the good. But realize that there are simply too many wrongs in the world for all of them to be improved very much. Your first need, always, is to remain calm and undisturbed in your Self.

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