Deb's Dream

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August 2013 - Posts

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.  ~Joseph Campbell There is a sun shining outside today.  There is no breeze to cool even  a little bit, so the heat rises off Read More
Is a smile a question? Or is it the answer? ~Lee Smith Nearby the waterfall, we can see a rainbow rising up out of the mist at the bottom of the water.  The rainbow we know is a collection of reflections of the light on the waters flashing into Read More
Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.  ~David Star Jordan, The Philosophy of Despair Bruised, battered, beat up emotionally, physically, this person landed in the hospital again last night.  Married for 2 years, this was the Read More
To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.  ~Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1876 The young bare foot boy climbed up the tree across the road.  The huge oak tree seemed Read More
The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.  ~Mortimer Adler  smile  I don’t want to do this anymore.  We all have said this.  Our job, our relationship, Read More
To lead the people, walk behind them. ~Lao-Tzu Look over our shoulder. Ancestors, teachers, parents, wise ones stand right behind us. Our past is there as well. Experiences, lessons, thoughts, even I, deborahmills, are right behind ready to share Read More
It is half dawn and half dark and in my … dreams I smell flowers and hear a skylark.. ~Yuan Zhen, translated The night has fallen down around us. Lady Moon along with Venus looks down on us with her softer light shining. In the midst of half sleep, 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
Gertrude Jekyll, like Monet, was a painter with poor eyesight, and their gardens - his at Giverny in the Seine valley, hers in Surrey - had resemblances that may have sprung from this condition. Both loved plants that foamed and frothed over walls and Read More
We build our temples for tomorrow, strong as we know how, and we stand on top of the mountain, free within ourselves. ~Langston Hughes A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her. ~David Brinkley Read More
Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade. ~Leo Buscaglia In the end, who among us does not choose to be a little less right to be a little less lonely. ~Robert Brault, Do you want to be right or do you want to Read More
All my life I had been looking for something, and everywhere I turned someone tried to tell me what it was. I accepted their answers too, though they were often in contradiction and even self-contradictory. I was naïve. I was looking for myself and Read More
“Yes, I understand why things had to happen this way. I understand his reason for causing me pain. But mere understanding does not chase away the hurt. It does not call upon the sun when dark clouds have loomed over me. Let the rain come then if it must Read More
To learn to see- to accustom the eye to calmness, to patience, and to allow things to come up to it; to defer judgment, and to acquire the habit of approaching and grasping an individual case from all sides. This is the first preparatory schooling of Read More
The sun,--the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man--burst upon the crowded city in clear and radiant glory. Through costly-coloured glass and paper-mended window, through cathedral dome and rotten Read More
How can you be a sage if you're pretty?  You can't get your wizard papers without wrinkles.  ~Bill Veeck I believe that all wisdom consists in caring immensely for a few right things, and not caring a straw about the rest.  ~John Buchan Read More
This week has been my week for the theme of my candle work to remove fear, anger and pain from the situations . To break down walls and be ready for changes.  We are asking for signs of good ness that show that things will come will change as we Read More
Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.  ~J.R.R. Tolkien Faith is courage; it is creative while despair is always destructive.  ~David S. Muzzey can believe things that are true and things that aren't true and I can believe Read More
Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.” ― Vivian Greene The dark has engulfed this day again.  Storms are brewing over the day;  the clouds , the thunder rolling again.  I am thankful Read More
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” ― Aristotle  “I am my own biggest critic. Before anyone else has criticized me, I have already criticized myself. But for the rest of my life, I am going to be with me and I don't want to spend Read More
Sometime in your life, hope that you might see one starved man, the look on his face when the bread finally arrives.  Hope that you might have baked it or bought or even kneaded it yourself.  For that look on his face, for your meeting his eyes Read More
    Maybe I didn't love you   Quite as often as I could have  And maybe I didn't treat you  Quite as good as I should have   If I made you feel second best  Girl I'm sorry I was blind   You were Read More
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.  ~Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book The day again is gloomy. All over the state, the rains are flooding our streets, even homes!  So over the land there is Read More
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats. A stereotyped but unconscious Read More
Knowledge is the true organ of sight, not the eyes.  ~Panchatantra   We are here and now.  Further than that, all knowledge is moonshine.  ~H.L. Mencken Dancing in the moonlight with fireflies flitting along side, the clouds Read More
Smile an ever lasting smile  A smile can bring you near to meDon't ever let me find you gone'Cos that would bring a tear to me  This world has lost its glory Let's start a brand new story Now my love You think that I don't even mean A single Read More
My heart, sit only with those who know and understand you. Sit only under a tree that is full of blossoms. ~ Rumi   Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight Read More
Science, or para-science, tells us that geraniums bloom better if they are spoken to.  But a kind word every now and then is really quite enough.  Too much attention, like too much feeding, and weeding and hoeing, inhibits and embarrasses them.  Read More
In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular.  ~Kathy Norris Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you're alive, it isn't. ~Richard Bach The report turned out very good.  My doctor looked up with a smile.  Read More