Monthly Archives: January 2014

Helping Others

The following seven sites make it easy for you to help others: http://www.TheAutismSite.com … www.TheBreastCancerSite.com … www.TheHungerSite.com … www.TheDiabetesSite.com … http://www.TheVeteransSite.comhttp://www.TheAnimalRescueSite.comhttp://www.TheRainforestSite.com ** Each site has a place in the upper right-hand corner of their Home page that reads [something … Continue reading

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“Turning Inward (Your Choice):

One path leads outward and the other inward. You can walk the way outward that leads to pleasure or the way inward that leads to grace. (- Katha Upanishad [800-400BCE], India)” From 1,001 Pearls of Yoga Wisdom…by Liz Lark

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Believe it or not…

I saw this sentence this morning on a sign in front of an apparent private and/or church school: “Registration Open to All Santa Ana RESIDENCE.” A school! I kid you not…and, pompous copyeditor that I am…ohhh, how I wish I’d … Continue reading

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not go where the path may lead…go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Have loved, loved, loved this guy since I was a kid (still do and always will)…I know I’ve already told you this … Continue reading

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Take a moment to consider that…

“Books are a hardbound drug with no danger of an overdose. I am a [very, very] happy victim of books!”

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The Dalai Lama

“Individual happiness [emphasis added] can contribute in a profound and effective way to overall improvement of our entire human community.” Amen…

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Thought for the day…

“The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday.” [And, oftentimes…depending on the circumstances…that can truly be a challenge.]

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“Smilla’s Sense of Snow” by Peter Hoeg

I ordered this book many weeks ago for my Nook and…because I tend to read too many books at the same time…finally started reading it a couple of nights ago. The main character of the book (Smilla) lives in Copenhagen, … Continue reading

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Kris Thomsen

“To be kind is more important than to be right. Many times, what people need is NOT a brilliant mind that speaks [although she definitely had one] but a  SPECIAL HEART that LISTENS.” This was Kris, in more ways than … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

“Learn to love with all your heart and accept the unlovable side of others. For anyone can love a rose, but only a great heart can include the thorns.”

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