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November 2015 - Posts

to escape criticism - do nothing, say nothing, be nothing- Elbert Hubbard You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe this world with a healthy dose of criticism and don't just follow the herd like somebody else might do. Read More
I was eight years old and running with a dime in my hand Into the bus stop to pick up a paper for my old man I'd sit on his lap in that big old Buick and steer as we drove through town He'd tousle my hair and say son take a good look around this is Read More
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. Joseph Campbell We build too many walls and not enough bridges Isaac Newton The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. Jim Rohn Yesterday’s Read More
When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on. LL Cool J I have so much chaos in my life, it's become normal. You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take Read More
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. Jawaharlal Nehru Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful Read More
Smile, it's free therapy. Douglas Horton Man is free at the moment he wishes to be. Voltaire We are unique wonderful beings in the universe. We are children of the universe in the New Age of knowing ourselves. We have power. We have joy. We have Read More
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Nelson Mandela The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. Read More
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. Lewis B. Smedes The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or to regret it, but I don't want to be its prisoner either. Mick Jagger The only real prison is fear, Read More
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. Dalai Lama Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. Buddha If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Read More
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of. Jim Rohn When the seasons shift, even the subtle beginning, the scent of a promised Read More
Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable. Joyce Brothers If you make decisions based upon people's Read More
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams Some think love can be measured by the amount of butterflies in their tummy. Others think love can be measured in bunches of flowers, Read More
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. Golda Meir Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential Read More
If I listened long enough to you I'd find a way to believe that it's all true Knowing that you lied, straight-faced, while I cried Still I'd look to find a reason to believe Someone like you makes it hard to live without somebody else Someone like you Read More
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. Thomas Merton No matter how much we try to run away from this thirst for the answer to life, for the meaning of life, the intensity only gets stronger and stronger. Read More
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil. James Allen Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling Read More
Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! Bob Marley In order to carry a Read More
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have Read More
Meditation is the soul's perspective glass. Owen Feltham If you truly get in touch with a piece of carrot, you get in touch with the soil, the rain, the sunshine. You get in touch with Mother Earth and eating in such a way, you feel in touch with true Read More
When you asked how I've been here without you I'd like to say I've been fine and I do But we both know the truth is hard to come by And if I told the truth that's not quite true Some days are diamonds some days are stones sometimes the hard times Read More
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content. Helen Keller Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Martin Read More
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. Thomas Merton The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves. Steven Spielberg Read More
I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. J. B. Priestley It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the Read More
Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting. Joyce Meyer Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy. Saadi Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in Read More
We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance... And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us. Joan D. Vinge I sometimes wish that Read More
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. Sun Tzu The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Franklin D. Roosevelt I say I am stronger than fear. Malala Yousafzai Lying in bed, eyes wide open, Read More
When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on. LL Cool J Never stop moving, or you'll stop moving. Liza Minnelli Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage Read More
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love. Walter Scott Saints have no moderation, nor do poets, just exuberance. Anne Sexton One is struck in the study of saints, angels and Read More