Today I had the amazing opportunity of getting to hear the XIV Dalai Lama speak live at my Alma Mater – Loyola University Chicago. I’d been looking forward to it for weeks and it was just as amazing as I thought it would be.
His speech was on “Interfaith Collaboration” and he stressed the importance of finding inner peace and self confidence being the foundation of living in a more accepting and collaborative world. I’ve heard that he’s a pretty funny person, but hearing his jokes firsthand was something else. He had the audience laughing multiple times throughout the lecture. It was great to see that he acted like a normal person. In fact, that was his opening point, he’s just a regular person like anyone else we know. Continue reading