Many devotees spend half their time wishing for things they could have… If only they didn’t spend half of their time wishing.
Anyone who inflicts pain upon others suffers himself from that pain. Lord Buddha said that you are not punished for your anger, you are punished by your anger.
To be right means to make someone else wrong. Sometimes being right is more important to our false ego than knowing what’s right. Be brave. Entertain another viewpoint. Take if for a test drive. You don’t have to buy it; but see how it feels to sit in the driver’s seat.
Chanting is the most powerful way to become Krsna conscious. In fact, we cannot become fully Krsna conscious without chanting good quality rounds daily. Despite this fact, we often don’t take our Japa as seriously as we should.