Blessing must arise from within your own mind. It is not something that comes from outside. When the positive qualities of your mind increase and the negativities decrease, that is what blessing means. The Tibetan word for blessing … means transforming into magnificent potential. Therefore, blessing refers to the development of virtuous qualities you did not previously have and the improvement of those good qualities you have already developed.
― Dalai Lama XIV
Sunday, December 2, 2018
What took more courage? To give up and allow yourself to be drafted and go to Vietnam?
Ron AlexanderI wish I would have enough courage to go to Canada like so many of my Brothers did during Vietnam war. I would have been disowned by family and most US citizens, but it would have been worth it to my integrity. And my family has disowned me since anyway. However, thanks to all my friends here, I do not feel disowned by country YET.