Words of wisdom

by Stephen on December 2, 2012 · 13 comments

in Inspirational Stories

Words of great wisdom, The Native American Code Of Ethics:

  1. Rise with the sun to pray. Pray alone. Pray often. The Great Spirit will listen, if you only speak.
  2. Be tolerant of those who are lost on their path. Ignorance, conceit, anger, jealousy and greed stem from a lost soul. Pray that they will find guidance.
  3. Search for yourself, by yourself. Do not allow others to make your path for you. It is your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
  4. Treat the guests in your home with much consideration. Serve them the best food, give them the best bed and treat them with respect and honor.
  5. Do not take what is not yours whether from a person, a community, the wilderness or from a culture. If it was not earned or given, it is not yours.
  6. Respect all things that are placed upon this earth – whether it be people or plant.
  7. Honor other people’s thoughts, wishes and words. Never interrupt another or mock or rudely mimic them. Allow each person the right to personal expression.
  8. Never speak of others in a bad way. The negative energy that you put out into the universe will multiply when it returns to you.
  9. All persons make mistakes. And all mistakes can be forgiven.
  10. Bad thoughts cause illness of the mind, body and spirit. Practice optimism.
  11. Nature is not FOR us, it is a PART of us. They are part of your worldly family.
  12. Children are the seeds of our future. Plant love in their hearts and water them with wisdom and life’s lessons. When they are grown, give them space to grow.
  13. Avoid hurting the hearts of others. The poison of your pain will return to you.
  14. Be truthful at all times. Honesty is the test of ones will within this universe.
  15. Keep yourself balanced. Your Mental self, Spiritual self, Emotional self, and Physical self – all need to be strong, pure and healthy. Work out the body to strengthen the mind. Grow rich in spirit to cure emotional ails.
  16. Make conscious decisions as to who you will be and how you will react. Be responsible for your own actions.
  17. Respect the privacy and personal space of others. Do not touch the personal property of others – especially sacred and religious objects. This is forbidden.
  18. Be true to yourself first. You cannot nurture and help others if you cannot nurture and help yourself first.
  19. Respect others religious beliefs. Do not force your belief on others.
  20. Share your good fortune with others. Participate in charity.

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{ 13 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Swapnil December 2, 2012 at 9:29 am

All are awesome…Thanks A Lot.

2 Krunal December 2, 2012 at 10:56 am

Good one.. Thanks..

3 Bloom December 2, 2012 at 11:19 am

Wow these are amazing, I’m gonna have to write that down and hang it on my wall 🙂 Thanks for sharing it with us 🙂

4 Madhavi December 3, 2012 at 5:14 am

Very nice and true….. It’s real wisdom of life..

5 Mosopefoluwa December 3, 2012 at 6:15 am

This is loaded. Food for thought to all.

6 Noeme D. Catayas December 4, 2012 at 10:29 pm

Thanks for sharing these REAL WISE WORDS to live by…

7 Rita Borg December 5, 2012 at 12:31 pm

I like to practice #15 and learn from it. It makes sense, all of them are good. Thanks for sharing and God bless.

8 Steve December 13, 2012 at 3:14 am

A daily dose of such is what we need daily to keep our mind refresh and our thinking right.

9 Githui December 19, 2012 at 4:44 am


10 Abyb January 11, 2013 at 6:00 pm

Nice one…..

11 Stephen February 5, 2013 at 3:38 pm

Words of wisdom

Many people will walk in and out of your life,
but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

Anger is only one letter short of danger.

If someone betrays you once, it’s his fault;
If he betrays you twice, it’s your fault.

Great minds discuss ideas;
Average minds discuss events;
Small minds discuss people.

God gives every bird it’s food,
But He does not throw it into it’s nest.

He who loses money, loses much;
He who loses a friend, loses more;
He who loses faith, loses all.

Beautiful young people are acts of nature,
But beautiful old people are works of art.

Learn from the mistakes of others.
You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.

The tongue weighs practically nothing,
but so few people can hold it.

12 Stephen February 5, 2013 at 3:39 pm

More words of wisdom

Do not undermine your worth
by comparing yourself with others.
It is because we are different
that each of us is special.

Do not set your goals
by what other people deem important.
Only you know
what is best for you.

Do not take for granted
the things closest to your heart.
Cling to them as you would your life,
for without them,
life is meaningless.

Do not let your life
slip through your fingers
by living in the past
nor for the future.
By living your life one day at a time,
you live all the days of your life.

Do not give up
when you still have something to give.
Nothing is really over
until the moment you stop trying.
It is a fragile thread
that binds us to each other.

Do not be afraid to encounter risks.
It is by taking chances
that we learn how to be brave.

Do not shut love out of your life
by saying it is impossible to find.
The quickest way to receive love
is to give love;
The fastest way to lose love
is to hold it too tightly.

Do not dismiss your dreams.
To be without dreams
is to be without hope;
To be without hope
is to be without purpose.

Do not run through life
so fast that you forget
not only where you have been,
but also where you are going.

Life is not a race,
but a journey
to be savored
each step of the way.

13 Dv March 25, 2013 at 6:53 am

The Bible says, “the fear of the Lord (Jesus) is the beginning of knowledge” – Proverbs 1:7. God gives us wisdom and knowledge and understanding. God bless.

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