點亮心靈的燈光(二): Light up the mind (Part 2)

Quote: 第二、點亮勤勞節儉的心燈:「流水不腐,戶樞不蠹,以其勞動不息。」人生要有朝氣,要不斷為自己注入生命的活水。思想要深入,須勤於動腦;文筆要精練,應勤於動筆;口才要練達,要勤於講說。節儉是中國傳統美德,凡事不貪心,物質的欲望就會降低,耗費的金錢就會減少。除了金錢的節省,物品的愛惜,其他如不貪、不瞋、不癡、惜時、淡薄,也都是心性上的儉約,心靈上的財富。

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Stroke types, symptoms, emergency supports, warning signs

Quote: A stroke is the rapidly developing loss of brain functions due to a disturbance in the blood vessels supplying blood to the brain. This can be due to ischemia (lack of blood supply) caused by thrombosis or embolism or due to a hemorrhage. As a result, the affected area of the brain is unable to function, leading to inability to move one or more limbs on one side of the body, inability to understand or formulate speech or inability to see one side of the visual field.

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Daily quotes from Tzu Chi Jing Si Aphorisms (靜思語) by Venerable Master Shih Cheng Yen

Quote: Master Cheng Yen combines the Buddha’s teachings and life lessons by translating the essence of the Buddha’s teachings into simple and easy to understand language and uses everyday events to exemplify life lessons. Her exquisite words and caring thoughts inspire wisdom and provide direction amidst delusional thinking.

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菩薩 (Bodhisattva) 就是覺有情: 覺悟的一個眾生; 他不迷了 – 是「諸惡不作,眾善奉行」

Quote: 菩薩 (Bodhisattva) 就是覺有情: 覺悟的一個眾生; 他不迷了 – 是「諸惡不作,眾善奉行」; in English: A Bodhisattva is also defined as “an enlightened sentient being.” The Bodhisattva is the same as other living beings, except that he is enlightened. Being enlightened, he “does no evil and practices all good deeds.

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Keep the talk and act consistent: 「說時似悟,對境生迷」,如何能對境界不動心?

Quote from 星雲大師: 不要把仇恨帶到明天。今天有人對不起你,對你不好,明天就把它忘記,修行人不要有「隔宿之恨」。

  ◆ 不要把憂鬱傳染給別人。在生活裡,自己的心頭縱有一些傷心事,不要再把自己的憂鬱傳染給別人,不要把自己的情緒寫在臉上,表現在行為上。

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