The more elevated the soul


All virtues come from a wide outlook on life, all understanding comes from the keen observation of life. Nobility of soul, therefore, is signified in the broad attitude that man takes in life.
Another beautiful post from Teachings Of Masters.

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The more elevated the soul, the broader the outlook.

Bowl of Saki, June 3, by Hazrat Inayat Khan

Commentary by Pir-o-Murshid Inayat Khan:

Attitude is the principle thing in life. It is not the conditions in life which change life for us, but mostly it is our attitude toward life and its conditions upon which depends our happiness or unhappiness. … The attitude becomes high and broad when one looks at life from a higher point of view. When the point of view is not high, the range of man’s sight becomes limited; man becomes narrow in his outlook on life, and in his feelings, thought, speech and action the same is expressed. Why is God pointed out on high, toward the sky? Why not toward the earth, for God is everywhere? The reason is that within the range of God’s sight the whole universe stands as a little grain…

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  1. I would also say that it is true that as we broaden and develop and become more aware in our puny outlooks, we also realise that we become the least of all, and thus service to others is inherent in this journey.

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