Category Archives: Spiritual

Instructions for Life ( ~ The Dalai Lama)

While he gives us 19 in total, I’m going to break them up into four different posts. The first five follow: “(1) Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. (2) When you lose, don’t lose … Continue reading

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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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The Dalai Lama

“Anger cannot be overcome by anger. If someone is angry with you, and you show anger in return, the result is a disaster. On the other hand, if you control your anger and show its opposite…love, compassion, tolerance, and patience…not … Continue reading

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Spirituality…

As some of you know, I am spiritually linked/entwined with many, if not all, of the Native American culture and beliefs. The following is taken from 365 Days of Walking the Road: The Native American Path to Leading a Spiritual … Continue reading

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Pastor John Lucas, Jr.

“Don’t judge someone just because they sin differently than you.”

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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 ┬áSPECIAL HEART that LISTENS.” This was Kris, in more ways than … Continue reading

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The Power of Zen

“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” [ – Yasutani Roshi]

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Mothers

“A mother thinks about her children day and night, even if they’re not with her. A mother loves her children in a way they will never understand.” (That’s how I love my two, for sure…and then some…xo)

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Mahatma Gandhi

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you would live forever.” [Amen, amen, amen…]

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