Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Give Thanks

"Give thanks for sorrow that teaches you pity; for pain that teaches you courage -- and give exceeding thanks for the mystery which remains a mystery still - the veil that hides you from the infinite, which makes it possible for you to believe in what you cannot see."--Robert Nathan

Friday, November 5, 2010

Touch the Mystery

"In the sweet territory of silence we touch the mystery. It’s the place of reflection and contemplation, and it’s the place where we can connect with the deep knowing, to the deep wisdom way."--Angeles Arrien

Friday, October 22, 2010

Focus on the Journey

"Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it."~Greg Anderson

Friday, July 2, 2010

Beautiful Ghosts

"Like a moth to a flame we become helpless to the beautiful ghosts that true love sheds."--Ryan O'Neal

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Through a Forest Wilderness

"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness."--John Muir

Friday, May 7, 2010

Learn to Lose in Order to Recover

"I think of the trees and how simply they let go, let fall the riches of a season, how without grief (it seems) they can let go and go deep into their roots for renewal and sleep. ...Imitate the trees. Learn to lose in order to recover, and remember that nothing stays the same for long, not even pain, psychic pain. Sit it out. Let it all pass. Let it go."--May Sarton

Friday, April 23, 2010

The Sacred is in the Ordinary

The great that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one’s daily life, in one’s neighbors, friends, and family, in one’s backyard.--Abraham Maslow

Friday, April 9, 2010

Happiness is a Butterfly

Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.--Nathaniel Hawthorne