Nov 10, 2009

Rehearse in your mind


"Buddhism teaches us that the individual writes and performs the script for his
or her own life.  Neither chance nor a divine being writes the script for us. 
We write it, and we are the actors who play it.  This is an extremely positive
philosophy, inherent in the teaching of 3,000 realms in a single moment of life. 
You are the author and the hero.  To perform your play well, it is important to
pound the script into your head so thoroughly that you can see it vividly before
your eyes.  You may need to rehearse in your mind.  Sometimes it helps to write
down your goals, copying them over and over until they are inscribed in your

3/3/93 (Daisaku Ikeda)
Photo by Lara Hartley

1 comment:

Artman2112 said...

one need not be a buddhist to see the wisdom in that philosphy. sadly i have found that quite a number of people do not want to write their own script because then they'd have to take responsibility for it's content.