Deb's Dream

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July 2011 - Posts

Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration. ~Niccolo Machiavelli Ah what appears to be, may not always be . Machiavelli says it well here where we often see the surface appearances, Read More
Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it's a cha-cha. ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com The longer I live, the more I believe. You do have to give if you wanna receive There's a time Read More
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha Lately spirit has been reminding me how often our thoughts, our ideas come not from spirit, not from within ourselves Read More
Do not plant your dreams in the field of indecision, where nothing ever grows but the weeds of "what-if." ~Dodinsky, www.dodinsky.com When we scatter our energies among dreams, we often give each dream less attention, less nurturing, less of ourselves. Read More
When peace, like a river, attendeth my way,When sorrows like sea billows roll;Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say,It is well, it is well, with my soul.- Horatio G. Stafford : This hymn was writ¬ten af-ter two ma¬jor trau¬mas in Spaf¬ford’s life. Read More
Time is what prevents everything from happening at once. ~John Archibald Wheeler Slow down, you move too fast.You got to make the morning last.Just kicking down the cobble stones. Looking for fun and feelin' groovy – Simon and Garfunkel Time. When Read More
Clarity, clarity, surely clarity is the most beautiful thing in the world, A limited, limiting clarity I have not and never did have any motive of poetry But to achieve clarity.George Oppen Often we want such clarity of why someone does an action. Read More
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. ~Henry David Thoreau We all want to know so we can prepare. This is why spirit gives us the intuitives, the prophets, the clairvoyants. Yet sometimes we find Read More
And why are you anxious about what to wear? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin. And yet I say to you, that even Solomon in all his glory is not arrayed like one of these.-Jesus Christ Read More
Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.Ella Wheeler Wilcox Its so hard to let go of control, to Read More
Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance. Brian Tracy Balance is a key Read More
You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith. ~Mary Manin Morrisse This is not to say the dream won’t come at all just because we have negative thoughts or are fearful, but it can put some big mountains in the way. Read More
Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.H. L. Hunt We all have our priorities. Sometimes it seems as if our priorities are messed up, but often times it isn’t that our heart ( or Read More
Smile, breathe and go slowly. ~Thich Nhat Hanh There are times when we seem to have so much to do, that trying to get it done we start rushing around crazily actually accomplishing far less than if we take our time, move a little slower, being more Read More
All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. ~Anatole France- poet, author, writer None of us like changes, we will fight it Read More
While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior. ~Henry C. Link – author We all know that heartache that can come from making mistakes, from NOT listening to our spirit guides. When we Read More
Gratitude is an art of painting an adversity into a lovely picture. ~Kak Sri Often in the midst of the trouble, we can’t see a way out of the situation we are in. We never get any real hope, real physical evidence of anything good ever coming to this Read More
I think the best evenings are when we have messages, things that make us think, but we can also laugh and enjoy each other's company. Jane Goodall, Lecture in Salt Lake City, Utah, 03-04-08 English ethologist & zoologist (1934 - ) We all get messages, Read More
You should listen to your heart, and not the voices in your head.  ~Matt Groening, The Simpsons, spoken by the character Marge Simpson Might we not say to the confused voices which sometimes arise from the depths of our being:  "Ladies, be so kind Read More
"coloring outside the lines is a fine art" - Kim Nance - Co-pastor of All Nations Church Little Rock Ark. We've always colored outside the lines, never fit in the boxes, always believed in the impossible. Spirit and mom says this is why our cat totem Read More
I will not play at tug o' war I'd rather play at hug o' war, Where everyone hugs Instead of tugs.... ~Shel Silverstein -american poet This is a good mantra to have. Many an argument, a disagreement is defused by hugs. A child's pain, our own pain Read More
Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun. ~George Scialabra You may say that I'm a dreamer But I'm not the only one I hope someday you'll join us And the world will live as one - John Lennon We, as people, as intelligent beings, try Read More
Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower Of course, Eisenhower was talking about Read More
I question not if thrushes sing,If roses load the air;Beyond my heart I need not reach When all is summer there. ~John Vance Cheney -american poet We've often talked about early Tennessee mornings. Up at 6:30 to walk in the bright sun, already hot, Read More
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. ~Robert Fulghum author The thing is that not only children, but there is always someone watching us. Often we think that others do not see our indiscretions, Read More
There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought. ~Charles Kingsley -english Priest - novelist This is our long weekend, the weekend we set aside to celebrate freedoms. Sometimes Read More