This quote by Buddha demonstrates that our thoughts, words and actions can have a profound impact on our lives. As the wheels of the oxcart follow the footsteps of the ox, so too do our lives follow whatever we put out into the world. Therefore, it is important to be mindful of what we think, say and do in order for us to create the lives we desire. The power of our mind is immense, and when used correctly can be a powerful tool in shaping our lives.
The ultimate goal should be to cultivate mindful thoughts, words and actions that align with our highest values and intentions. This means being conscious of the kind of energy we put out into the world, and being aware of how our thoughts, words and actions affect ourselves and others. When we act with intention and treat ourselves and others with kindness, understanding and compassion, we create the conditions for a better life experience.