To know and not to do is still not knowing. ~ Confucius
There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results. ~ Unknown
Someone who is intelligent can learn from their own experiences … someone with wisdom can learn from others’ experiences ~ unknown
In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until we ultimately become enslaved by it. ~ Robert Heinlein
All of us are watchers — of television, of time clocks, of traffic on the freeway — but few are observers. Everyone is looking, not many are seeing ~ Peter M. Leschak
Pain pushes until vision pulls you ~ Michael Beckwith
"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its trouble, it empties today of its strength." – Unknown
"We cannot be happy if we expect to live all the time at the highest peak of intensity. Happiness is not a matter of intensity, but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony." - Thomas Merton
"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be." -Douglas Adams
HL Mencken when he received criticism had a standard letter of reply to send out: "I am sitting here in the smallest room in the house with your letter in front of me ... and soon it will be behind me"
Magical thinking is a thinking disorder in which the person believes that just by thinking something, it is real or can be made real without any effort on his or her part. ~~ Tom Kenyon
Trust what moves you most deeply!
Worry is a mis-use of your imagination!
"My circumference of ignorance is ever-expanding"
The best way to get the last word is to apologize.
"You're not a man until you've met a woman's rage and kept her heart open"
The minute you think about something you separate from it ... so just feel it instead!
'I am not available right now, but thank you for caring enough to call. I am making some changes in my life. Please leave a message after the beep. If I do not return your call, You are one of the changes.'
It's only work if there's somewhere else you'd rather be
A NOTE FROM THE UNIVERSE: ONE OF THE GREATEST PARADOXES OF YOUR PHYSICAL SENSES, IS THAT YOUR EYES ACTUALLY SHOW YOU WHAT YOU BELIEVE, NOT WHAT YOU SEE.
It's never the changes we want that change everything. Junot Diaz
As knowledge increases, wonder deepens. Charles Morgan
Never assume that what you know is all there is to know, and that what you have experienced is all there is to experience ~
Women are Angels ... and when someone breaks our wings....we simply continue to fly...on a broomstick...after all we are flexible!
The biggest room I have is the room for improvement
what we think we know is what keeps us trapped and imprisoned ...
Ayn Rand "It stands to reason that where there’s sacrifice, there’s someone collecting sacrificial offerings. Where there’s service, there’s someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters. And intends to be the master."
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify... - Henry David Thoreau
The purpose in life is to learn to use your power wisely, responsibly and lovingly ~ Caroline Myss
"life takes place in a bubble of consciousness"
It’s so hard when I have to, and so easy when I want to. ― Annie Gottlier
You do not fail because of what happens; you fail only if you do not learn from it ... thanks to all the people who provided mirrors for my evolution!
I heard a clarification of the ho'oponopono prayer today that really made sense to me: "you are not trying to figure out what went wrong, you are just trying to clear whatever is in the way." For those who don't know it: "I'm sorry … please forgive me … thank you … I love you"
The truth will set you free but first it will piss you off
How would I be doing this differently if I were willing to let it be easy?
Get your ASK in gear
Seen on a T-shirt: Advice from a tree: Stand tall and proud/Sink your roots into the earth/Be content with your natural beauty/Go out on a limb/Drink plenty of water/Remember your roots and/Enjoy the view ... what's the best advice you've seen?
Experience is a brutal teacher, but you learn; my God, do you learn ... CS Lewis
Everything works out in the end … if it hasn't worked out yet, it's not the end ~ author unknown
If we look outside ourselves we are out of life's flow ... so jump in, maintain your balance and enjoy the synchronicities of the ride!
I love the concept of 6 word memoirs -- Mine is: intrepid gypsy … lessons learned … graceful surrender
I allow myself to have it all!!!!
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go - TS Eliot.
We're "transformed" when we fully know who we are -- or, even more important, who we are not.
How well we communicate is determined not by how well we say things, but how well we are understood.
What is to give light must endure burning - Viktor Frankl
Stay out of your comfort zone as much as possible