Monthly Archives: August 2014

~ Chased-by-Bears, Santee-Yanktonai Sioux, 1843-1915

“When a man does a piece of work [that] is admired by all, we say that it is wonderful; but when we see the changes of day and night, the sun, the moon, and the stars in the sky, and … Continue reading

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~ The Dalai Lama

“The failure to understand emptiness and interdependence is ignorance, and as one strengthens one’s conviction about emptiness, the mind of ignorance loses its power. Through cultivating this awareness of emptiness, the ignorance that is the source of our confusion and … Continue reading

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~ The Acturians

“Your work is not to drag the world kicking and screaming into a new awareness. Your job is to simply do your work…Sacredly, Secretly, and Silently…and those with eyes to see and ears to hear, will respond.”

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Take a moment to consider that…

“If you ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it…but, if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.” ( ~ Frank Lloyd Wright)

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Thought for the day…

“It’s not easy letting go of someone you love. It’s even harder when you know it’s the right thing to do.” (Thanks, Heather [Rollins], for sharing this one on Facebook…I’ve lived it and done it and know for a fact … Continue reading

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~Mother Teresa

Thank you, Nancy Francisco for posting this one on FB several days ago…[as an aside, Nancy and her husband, John, and I graduated HS together in 1960…yes, 1-9-6-0 ! Feel free to do the math.]) Anyhow, back to Mother Teresa… “People are … Continue reading

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“Focus On The Good” ( ~ Jose N. Harris)

(Thanks, Patricia Pisano Casey for sharing these inspirational words on Facebook recently. Fortunately, I re-adapted this approach to life [again] about 17 years ago.) “There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and … Continue reading

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Thought for the day…

“Friends pick us up when we fall down; and, if they can’t pick us up, they lie down and listen for a while.” I am blessed and grateful to have such friends…hope the same is true for you…

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~ Nishan Panwar

“Choose your thoughts carefully. Keep what brings you peace, release what brings you suffering. And know that happiness is just a thought away.”

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Silence

“The Indian believes profoundly in silence . . . the sign of a perfect equilibrium. Silence is the absolute poise or balance of body, mind, and spirit. The man who preserves his [“selfhood”] is ever calm and unshaken by the … Continue reading

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