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February 2009 - Posts

Yet the success of plans and the advantage to be derived from them do not at all times agree, seeing the gods claim to themselves the right to decide as to the final result. [Lat., Tametsi prosperitas simul utilitasque consultorum non obique concordent, Read More
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs, as a tree bears beauty. Author: Ralph Waldo EmersonSource: None Some may question the honesty, the belief of spiritual advisors when it seems as if nothing is happening, nothing is going to come Read More
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers and for a time they seem invincible but in the end, they always fall -- think of it, ALWAYS. Author: Mahatma GandhiSource: None Read More
Some self-confronting questions: "Where do I want to be at any given time?" "How am I going to get there? "What do I have to do to get myself from where I am to where I want to be?"... "What's the first, small step I can take to get moving?". Author: George Read More
The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it. Author: Mack R. DouglasSource: None committment.  Ah, the "C" word.  So many people run from being committed to life, to a goal, to a love, to something.  Read More
Leadership is the ability of a single individual through his or her actions to motivate others to higher levels of achievement. Author: F. G. “Buck” RodgersSource: None Each of us can make changes in our lives, our world, our communities.  Read More
Whatever we are waiting for -- peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance -- it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart. Author: Sarah Ban BreathnachSource: None Read More
Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath.  It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down. Author: Natalie GoldbergSource: None It seems as if these days we Read More
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to Read More
The spiritual is the parent of the practical. Author: Thomas CarlyleSource: None If we are okay in our spiritual life, our inner being is content, our aura is bright, we can move forward in a strong way.  Sometimes when our mind keeps Read More
Somewhere there waiteth in this world of ours For one lone soul another lonely soul, Each choosing each through all the weary hours, And meeting strangely at one sudden goal, Then blend they, like green leaves with golden flowers, Into one beautiful and Read More
'Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song; But the man worth while is the one who will smile When everything does dead wrong; For the test of the heart is trouble, And it always comes with the years, But the smile that is worth Read More
Joy
I have a heart with room for every joy. Author: Philip James BaileySource: Festus (sc. A Mountain) We all have room for joy in our heart.  We can find joy in so many simple things.  A client's freshman daughter in High school was Read More
You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul's own doing. •Marie Carmichael Stopes Do you love me because I'm beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me? Author: Marie Carmichael StopesSource: Read More
Economic tips of the day: Money is running short. Payday is not coming for a few more days.  I'm out of conditioner,out of some other things, I've scrapped all the change around I could find.  What can I use instead? Real Maynonnaise: w/egg- Read More
Baking soda: cost generic brand : 50 cents. Ways to use: open and leave in refrig.  Will keep smelling fresh and clean Brush teeth with it. Sprinkle under puppy pads. Will keep smell down. Use as an antiacid.  Mix 1 tsp soda in water. Read More
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind. Author: Henry Wadsworth LongfellowSource: None   Meditation, prayers, affirmations, these are an important way to start, to end our Read More
Like birds, whose beauties languish half concealed, Till, mounted on the wing, their glossy plumes Expanded, shine with azure, green and gold; How blessings brighten as they take their flight. Author: Edward YoungSource: Night Thoughts (night Read More
The cultivation of the mind is a kind of food supplied for the soul of man. [Lat., Animi cultus quasi quidam humanitatis cibus.] Author: Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)Source: De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum (V, 19)   The mind is a great thing.  Read More