Our thoughts determine our lives. Our life depends on the kind of thoughts we nurture. If our thoughts are peaceful, calm, meek, and kind, then that is what our life is like. If our attention is turned to the circumstances in which we live, we are drawn into a whirlpool of thoughts and can have neither peace nor tranquility.
* This excerpt is from “Our Thoughts Determine Our Lives: The Life and Teachings of Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica”