Courage is as Love does … (09/30/11)

“It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.” ~ Mark Twain . “Without courage all virtues lose their meaning.” ~ Winston Churchill . “Courage is the willingness to be afraid and yet act anyway.” ~ Robert Anthony

Love never quits — Love keeps onward … (09/29/11)

“There are some of us, who do not accept the dreams of dragons as their own, no matter how grand those dragons might say they are. Yes, there are some, who refuse to drop the candle, even when pushed into a dark cave and locked there behind a stone. There is, you must recall, the […]

Love always ventures forth … (09/28/11)

‎”A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” ~ William Shed . “Always remember: You’re much braver than you believe, and much stronger than you seem …” ~ A. A. Milne (Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh) . “It will never be perfect … There will always be challenges, obstacles […]

dissent is true patriotism — Love is true dissent … (09/28/11)

“Fear is the foundation of most governments; but it is so sordid and brutal a passion, and renders men in whose breasts it predominates so stupid and miserable, that Americans will not be likely to approve of any political institution which is founded on it.” ~ John Adams Looks like this founding father overestimated us, […]

Love is difficult; choose Love anyway … (09/27/11)

“When Love beckons to you, follow him, though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you. And when he speaks to you believe in him, though his voice may shatter your dreams as the north wind lays waste […]

Love is action, never analysis … (09/27/11)

Once Satan and his demon sidekick were walking down the street, closely watching a man 20 yards ahead who was on the verge of realizing the Supreme Truth. The demon grew worried, and began to nudge Satan, but Satan looked quite calm. Sure enough, the man did, in fact, soon realize the deepest spiritual Truth. […]

Love overflows Joy onto others … (09/26/11)

“When you are absolutely happy in your aloneness, when the other is not a need, it is then that you are capable of Love. If the other is your need, you can only exploit, manipulate, dominate – not Love. Because you depend on the other, possessiveness arises — out of fear … But Love cannot […]

Love is effortless; choosing Love is difficult … (09/26/11)

“Avoid trying to see through the distance. That’s not for humans. Move within instead, & avoid moving the way fear wants you to move.” ~ Rumi Love never has to combat fear. There is never a struggle between the two. Love simply IS … And when we have the courage to let our fears fall […]

Love is always an option … (09/25/11)

“A coward is incapable of exhibiting Love; Love is the prerogative of the brave.” ~ M. Gandhi . “There is no remedy for Love but to Love more.” ~ Henry David Thoreau . “On a cloudy night, when nothing seems above, still, there is Love – always Love. For something; from someone. It’s never done. […]

Love is enlightenment … (09/25/11)

“If you have it [Love], you don’t need to have anything else. If you don’t have it, it doesn’t matter much what else you have.” ~ James M. Barrie . “He who wants to do good, knocks at the gate; he who Loves finds the gates open.” ~ R. Tagore . “Close your book of […]

the time is NOW … (09/24/11)

There is so much pain & sorrow in our world; so much graphic injustice & suffering – it can sometimes overwhelm. It can sometimes get to be too much; so much that we turn away from all things “wrong” and turn instead to things “fun” & “entertaining”. Fair enough … And yet there is a […]