Daily necessities towards building a spiritual life

I found these on the web. They seem like simple enough things to do. Look at the list more closely, though, and you may see like I do, that each one could take a lifetime to master. Still, doing a little of some of these each day really could bring some benefits to myself, to those around me, and likely beyond.

If you’re curious like I am, take the little poll at the end of this article and you’ll see what other people say are their top items.

Daily Necessities
Tips & pointers for building a spiritual life from scratch

Pray
Meditate
Be aware/Stay awake
Bow
Practise yoga
Feel
Chant and sing
Breathe and smile
Relax/Enjoy/Laugh/Play
Create/Envision
Let Go/Forgive/Accept
Walk/Exercise/Move
Work/Serve/Contribute
Listen/Learn/Enquire
Consider/Reflect
Cultivate oneself/Enhance competencies
Cultivate contentment
Cultivate flexibility
Cultivate friendship and collaboration
Lighten up
Celebrate and appreciate
Dream
Give thanks
Evolve
Love
Share/Give/Receive
Walk softly/Live gently
Expand/Radiate/Dissolve
Simplify
Surrender/Trust
Be born anew

from Awakening The Buddha Within by Lama Surya Das

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