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March 2012 - Posts

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. - Sam Keen, from To Love and Be Loved The men, the women in the room laughed, gossiped, drank coffee ( a lot) just like us. When the time came Read More
To one who has been long in city pent,'Tis very sweet to look into the fair And open face of heaven, - to breathe a prayer Full in the smile of the blue firmament.~John Keats, Sonnet XIV The fog settled over the long winding road we were traveling. Read More
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.  ~John Muir The clouds, puffy white, nestled on top of the majestic mountains.  Driving through these tall wonders, the Read More
“Hope is the only thing that is greater than fear” – Donald Sutherland in the Hunger Games Most people who have talked to me have heard me say that fear is our greatest enemy.  This negative entity can paralyze us keeping us from getting anything done. Read More
“Hope is the only thing that is greater than fear” – Donald Sutherland in the Hunger Games Most people who have talked to me have heard me say that fear is our greatest enemy.  This negative entity can paralyze us keeping us from getting anything done. Read More
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. ~Henry Ford the important thing is to strive towards a goal which is not immediately visible. That goal is not the concern of the mind, but of the spirit. ~Antoine Read More
In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest. ~Henry Miller, The Books in My Life We like instant coffee, instant oatmeal, High Read More
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.~William Shakespeare, Mid-Summer Night's Dream, 1595 We watch the couple over in the corner. Holding hands, smiing in each other’s eyes, we can tell they are Read More
Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow. ~Mary Anne Radmacher Many days we feel as if we can’t go on any longer. This road, this path, this life is so hard we work Read More
The end of childhood is when things cease to astonish us. When the world seems familiar, when one has got used to existence, one has become an adult. ~Eugene Ionesco Some things can only be understood when you're in a tree house. With a pile of warm Read More
I take it that what all men are really after is some form of, perhaps only some formula of, peace. ~James Conrad The road my family homestead is on leads to a little country town. The road has twists, turns, curves that would scare the most evil kneivel Read More
Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience. ~George-Louis de Buffon Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson The flats of potting soil finally have tiny little green seedlings popping up. Finally, as I water Read More
I am one of those people who just can't help getting a kick out of life - even when it's a kick in the teeth. ~Polly Adler This is life. We start out as youth, ready for the world. Under our parent’s roof, we think we have learned all there is to Read More
St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time - a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic. ~Adrienne Cook ST. Patrick was born in Wales. At 16, he was captured by Irish raiders. He became a slave there for 6 years, then escaped returning Read More
f children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell.-Lance Read More
We turn not older with years, but newer every day. ~Emily Dickinson Recently I had a birthday. Yuck. Yet, most days I am okay with my age. I like the fact that I can be myself, the eccentric, old hippie that still follows the stars, the planets, Read More
Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only. ~Samuel Butler I’m so blessed. When I get up in the morning, my first act of the day as I look into the mirror is I get to laugh. Somewhere during the night, where our dreamtime Read More
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught. ~J.C. Watts There are silent heroes in this world. Behind Read More
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities. ~Jean Houston Even if there is nothing to laugh about, laugh oncredit. ~Author Unknown Times are hard. We watch fearfully as the economy tanks, the bad guys Read More
What comes first the chicken or the egg? “- Aristotle Although first attributed to Aristotle, over the centuries many philosophers have pondered this question. As today, I meditate on various things, I think what comes first: does spirit give us the Read More
Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him. ~Booker T. Washington Cherokee sticks her nose in my face. I promise she has been watching the clock. Waking me out of my deep sleep, Read More
Things do not pass for what they are, but for what they seem. Most things are judged by their jackets. ~Baltasar Gracian Today is my birthday. At 58 years old, having been working in the spiritual business for over half a century, yes, my loves , Read More
In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in an clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness. Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth. ~Mahatma Gandhi We all need times of silence. We all Read More
Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. ~Attributed to Howard Thurman These days we all seem to be wandering in limbo, in Read More
Our deeds determine us as much as we determine our deeds. ~George Eliot Our hearts are often in the right place. We know what we are thinking, we are feeling, but the thing is that others can only see what our actions are showing. Just as when often, Read More
Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side. ~The Talmud (a central text of mainstream Judaism. It takes the form of a record of rabbinic discussions pertaining to Jewish law, ethics, philosophy, customs and history.) Read More
Would you walk to the edge of the ocean Just to fill my jar with sand just in case I get the notion To let it run through my hand, let it run through my hand Lately I've been writing desperate love songs I mostly sing them to the wall, You could Read More
Would you walk to the edge of the ocean Just to fill my jar with sand just in case I get the notion To let it run through my hand, let it run through my hand Lately I've been writing desperate love songs I mostly sing them to the wall, You could Read More
All noise is waste. So cultivate quietness in your speech, in your thoughts, in your emotions. Speak habitually low. Wait for attention and then you low words will be charged with dynamite. ~Elbert Hubbard When my children were younger, I learned Read More
Prayer is commission. Out of the quietness with God, power is generated that turns the spiritual machinery of the world. When you pray, you begin to feel the sense of being sent, that the divine compulsion is upon you. E. Stanley Jones We have a need. Read More
Listening to both sides of a story will convince you that there is more to a story than both sides. ~Frank Tyger Of course, we only see our side. Sometime our own side is so confused, so we get 15 -20 different opinions of what other sides of the coin Read More