What is a precept?
Precepts are like a motto, a famous quote. A line from a fortune cookie. Any saying or ground rule that can motivate you. Basically, a precept is anything that helps guide us when making decisions about really important things.
"When given the choice between being right or being kind, choose kind." Dr. Wayne W. Dryer ’s
"You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can be grateful because thorns have rose bushes." Ziggy (Tom Wilson)
"A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it, it just blooms." Zenkei Shibayama
"Life is about using the whole box of crayons" RuPaul
"To thine own self be true." Hamlet, Shakespeare
"It's not what happens to you, but how you react that matters." Epictetus
- Discuss what this precept means in general: What does the author mean? What is the quote saying?
- Discuss what this precept means to you: Do you like it? Do you live your life like this? Do you agree with it?
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