Ermin Grljevic's Blog (5)

Thanks! Thanks! Thanks!....

Hey all,



I'm overwhelmed about your, pictures, commentaries and showing me what kind of community ipeace.me is! I'm feeling so well and comfortable here. I got over 20 inbox messages from you. That's impressive. I want you to know that I read every single message thankfully. My problem is that I'm very busy at times. I'm the CEO & originator of an IT-company and I'm having a quiet large family which I have to take care of. So my problem is time.



But that doesn't mean… Continue

Added by Ermin Grljevic on October 7, 2009 at 8:26am — No Comments

Buddhism/Buddha and my understanding about his teachings

Siddhartha left the palace, left his family behind, and became a wandering ascetic and disciple of various Hindu teachers. He even attracted a few disciples himself. But after years of searching and self-denial, he became disillusioned by the path he was on, and gave up the ascetic life. Consequently, his disciples gave up on him, yet Siddartha kept meditating. The year was 528 BC, and the place was under the Bodhi tree in northern India, when Siddhartha experienced his ‘awakening’. He woke up… Continue

Added by Ermin Grljevic on October 4, 2009 at 10:05am — No Comments

A part of my set of beliefs

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Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,



Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest… Continue

Added by Ermin Grljevic on September 30, 2009 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Siddhārtha Gautama quotes

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.

Buddha



A jug fills drop by drop.

Buddha



All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.

Buddha



All things appear and disappear because of the… Continue

Added by Ermin Grljevic on September 30, 2009 at 9:39am — No Comments

THE PARADOX OF OUR AGE

We have taller buildings, but shorter tempers;

wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints;

we spend more, but have less;

we buy more, but enjoy it less.

We have bigger houses and smaller families;

more conveniences, but less time;

we have more degrees, but less common sense;

more knowledge, but less judgment;

more experts, but more problems;

more more medicine, but less wellness.

We spend too recklessly,

laugh too little,

drive too… Continue

Added by Ermin Grljevic on September 30, 2009 at 7:53am — No Comments

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