Deb's Dream

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March 2011 - Posts

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.  ~John Quincy Adams It is so hard to be patient.   Spirit has taught us it is one of the greatest virtues,but when we are learning Read More
When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.  ~Franklin D. RooseveltMany times spirit is asked, when should we just give up?  Never.  No matter what the situations, the problems in life, there is no option of giving up.  Read More
The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.  ~Vera Brittain, 1964You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.  ~Attributed to both Golda Meir and Indira Read More
If only I could leave everything as it is, without moving a single star or a single cloud.  Oh, if only I could!  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin All life changes.  Oh if only we could suspend Read More
I simply believe that some part of the human Self or Soul is not subject to the laws of space and time.  ~Carl Jung - was a Swiss psychiatrist, an influential thinker, and the founder of analytical psychology. Jung is often considered the first Read More
Whatever we do lays a seed in our deepest consciousness, and one day that seed will grow.  ~Sakyong Mipham- is the head of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage and Shambhala International, a worldwide network of urban Buddhist meditation centers, retreat Read More
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.  ~Lao Tzu(mystic philosopher of ancient China)We rush around sometimes like chickens with our heads cut off to get everything done we need, we deserve to get done.  The problem is that many Read More
The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers.  But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.  ~Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy, 1996 We all  know that we have been taught that without dreams, Read More
I frequently-regularly-often trip while reaching for my high ideals.  Then I giggle, or cry, and get back up.  ~Erika Harris, " Consider the postage stamp:  its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till Read More
You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.  ~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet We give ,we give, then we give some more.  All we would like is just to get a little back in Read More
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone. ~George Elliot Many times after the fact of the miracle, we start to see who is our angel. During Read More
Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all life really means. ~Robert Louis Stevenson Read More
An optimist is someone who figures that if it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's the bluebird of happiness.  ~Robert Brault, Most people who know me would say I'm the world biggest fool of optimism.  I will take the Read More
This is my "depressed stance."  When you're depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand.  The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you'll start to feel better.  If you're going to get any joy out of being Read More
This--this was what made life: a moment of quiet, the water falling in the fountain, the girl's voice...a moment of captured beauty. He who is truly wise will never permit such moments to escape." - -- Roger Bannister It's the little things Read More
People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering. ~St Augustine   Read More
As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily.  The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world.  ~Terri GuillemetsA new day, a new attitude, a fresh start to be Read More
Your whole idea about yourself is borrowed - borrowed from those who have no idea of who they are themselves. ~Osho   We all have felt it at some time.  Noone understands us.  People we deal with, we really try to do the right Read More
In every work of genius, we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self Reliance," Essays, 1841   Ever had a great idea, then say,"Aw, that'll never Read More
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years.  We grow old by deserting our ideals.  Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.  ~Samuel UllmanWe drag out of bed each day thinking ,"oh my gosh, Read More
The future is always beginning now.  ~Mark Strand, Reasons for Moving Today is a great day for changing our lives.  Today we can watch life happening, life changing, as we move forward toward our future.  Living for right this Read More
Once you choose hope, anything's possible.  ~Christopher Reeve We all know who Christopher Reeve was when he was on earth.  to him, even after "May 27, 1995, Reeve became a quadriplegic after being thrown from a horse in an equestrian competition Read More
Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon.  A happiness weapon.  A beauty bomb.  And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one.  It would explode high in the air - explode softly - and send thousands, Read More
Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you.  ~Marsha Norman-playwright & author Our soul is in our dreams.  we must not forget that the dream, the goal, the hope we have is put there by something more.   Read More
We are so accustomed to disguise ourselves to others that in the end we become disguised to ourselves.  ~François Duc de La Rochefoucauld We all hide behind our masks.  We have one face for our workplace, one face for parties, another Read More
Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything, That's how the light gets in. ~Leonard Cohen There are times we can see that others around us, or even ourselves strive for perfection.  The Read More
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing.  ~Thomas Huxley We often see life as pure facts.  We have Read More