It is said by the masters that even a little poison can cause death, and even a tiny seed can become a huge tree. And as Buddha said: "Do not overlook negative actions merely because they are small; however small a spark may be, it can burn down a haystack as big as a mountain." Similarly, he said, "Do not overlook tiny good actions, thinking they are of no benefit; even tiny drops of water in the end will fill a huge vessel."

Sogyal Rinpoche in The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rinpoche

 

To Practice This Thought:
Review your actions during the past day. Which were helpful? Which were harmful?

 

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