Saturday, April 19, 2014

Impossible Dream

"What you think of as an impossible dream might be reasonable if you thought differently." ~ Harry Palmer

Friday, April 11, 2014

Inner Dream

"Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult." ~ Julia Cameron

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Lovely Days

“Lovely days don't come to you. You should walk to them.” - Rumi

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Birds That Fly

"Laughing at all the haters out there! Take your evil tongue and eye and turn them into birds that fly! Don't waste precious time. Spend it on things you love."  -  Madonna

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Go There

"If you can go there in your mind, in clear and compelling detail, you can go there in your life." - Ralph Marston

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Your Journey

“Your journey has molded you for your greater good, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don’t think that you’ve lost time.” - Asha Tyson

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Presence

"If your mind carries a heavy burden of past, you will experience more of the same. The past perpetuates itself through lack of presence. The quality of your consciousness at this moment is what shapes the future." - Eckhart Tolle

Friday, March 7, 2014

Kind-Sight

View your life with kind-sight. Stop beating yourself up about things from
your past. Instead of slapping your forehead and asking, 'What was I
thinking,' breathe and ask yourself the kinder question, 'What was I...
learning?' ~ Karen Salmansohn

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Wounds

"We are not meant to stay wounded. We are supposed to move through our tragedies and challenges and to help each other move through the many painful episodes of our lives. By remaining stuck in the power of our wounds, we block our own transformation. We overlook the greater gifts inherent in our wounds — the strength to overcome them and the lessons that we are meant to receive through them. Wounds are the means through which we enter the hearts of other people. They are meant to teach us to become compassionate and wise." - Caroline Myss

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Change the Future

"What you do in the present will redeem the past and thereby change the future." - Paulo Coelho

Where There's Joy

“Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” - Joseph Campbell

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Orderly Lives

"When we have disorderly lives, it makes it difficult for our minds to be orderly and for us to be at ease with disorder."
 
~Joan Halifax Roshi

Will Be

“I am not a has-been. I am a will be.” ~ Lauren Bacall

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Compassion

"We live in a time when science is validating what humans have known throughout the ages: that compassion is not a luxury; it is a necessity for our well-being, resilience, and survival."
 
~Joan Halifax Roshi

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Acceptance

"You must learn to outwardly trust, to accept others, to love others; but you must also trust, accept and love yourself. You must know that you are good enough for others to accept. Acceptance is freedom." - Deborah Livingston (Medium)  

Friday, February 7, 2014

Wherever We Go

“Wherever we go we do harm, forgiving
ourselves as wheels do cement for wearing
each other out. We set this house
on fire, forgetting that we live within.” ― Jim Harrison

Thursday, January 30, 2014

True Happiness

"True happiness is always available to us, but first we have to create the environment for it to flourish."
 
~Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche
  

Monday, January 13, 2014

Somewhere Better

"Without giving up hope-that there's somewhere better to be, that there's someone better to be-we will never relax with where we are or who we are."
 
~Pema Chödrön

Beloved

"Many voices ask for our attention. There is a voice that says, 'Prove that you are a good person.' Another voice says, 'You'd better be ashamed of yourself.' There also is a voice that says, 'Nobody really cares about you,' and one that says, 'Be sure to become successful, popular, and powerful.' But underneath all these often very noisy voices is a still, small voice that says, 'You are my Beloved, my favor rests on you.' That's the voice we need most of all to hear. To hear that voice, however, requires special effort; it requires solitude, silence, and a strong determination to listen. That's what prayer is. It is listening to the voice that calls us 'my Beloved.' "  - Henri Nouwen

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Still Mind

"A mind that is fast is sick. A mind that is slow is sound. A mind that is still is divine." - Meher Baba

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Happiness of Others

"I believe that the very purpose of life is to be happy. From the very core of our being, we desire contentment. In my own limited experience I have found that the more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It helps remove whatever fears or insecurities we may have and gives us the strength to cope with any obstacles we encounter. It is the principal source of success in life. Since we are not solely material creatures, it is a mistake to place all our hopes for happiness on external development alone. The key is to develop inner peace."
 
~Dalai Lama XIV

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Daily Routine

"The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine."  ~ Mike Murdock

Friday, December 27, 2013

Growth of Wisdom

“The growth of wisdom may be gauged exactly by the diminution of ill temper.” - Friedrich Nietzsche

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Serene Encounter

"In mindfulness one is not only restful and happy, but alert and awake. Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality."
 
~Thich Nhat Hanh