Day 307 … October 2nd (the Beauty-full people)

“The [Universe] is simply throbbing with treasures, beautiful Souls and interesting people.” ~ Henry Miller Joy is born when we choose to see the sparkle of specialness within the dullness of the “regular”.

living your inner Saint … (02/29/12)

IF…. If you can be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining, If you can understand when your loved ones are too busy, If you can take criticism and blame without resentment, … If you can avoid correcting another’s limited knowledge, If you can resist treating a rich person better than a […]

Day 308 … October 3rd (making a difference)

“It is possible to decrease the suffering in the world by adding to the Joy. It is possible to add to the Light rather than try to destroy the darkness. Once you begin to acknowledge random acts of kindness – both the ones you have received and the ones you have given – you can […]

just BE it! … (02/28/12)

“Become interested in life – living is the real thing … Don’t go on collecting information about what dancing is – there are encyclopedias on dance, but the whole thing is utterly meaningless if you don’t dance yourself. Throw all those encyclopedias away! Unburden yourself from knowledge and start living. And when you start living, […]

Happy Mr. Rogers Day! … (02/27/12)

“I think everybody longs to be loved, and longs to know that he or she is lovable. And, consequently, the greatest thing that we can do is to help somebody know that they’re loved and capable of loving.” ~ Fred Rogers Nine years ago today, Fred Rogers passed on at the age of 74 (almost […]

Day 309 … October 4th (the Good Man)

“Nothing deters a Good Man from doing the Honorable Deed that is available.” ~ Seneca (Ab honesto virum bonum nihil deterret)

Day 310 … October 5th (re-Discovering Self)

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones that you did. So throw off the bowlines and sail away from your safe harbor … Explore — Dream — Discover.” ~ Mark Twain

Fulfilling the real Wish … (02/25/12)

“The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” ~ Mark Twain We look for intimacy for ourselves, & yet remain alone … We look for pleasure for ourselves, & yet remain in pain … We look for satisfaction for ourselves, & yet remain in yearning. […]

Day 311 … October 6th (the Why of it All)

“If you enter the Temple for no other purpose than asking, you shall not receive anything.” ~ K. Gibran Regardless of your religion, praying for your personal “salvation” is the ultimate blasphemy.

How do I find my Soulmate? … (02/25/12)

I’ll now give you a few of my personal thoughts on the whole “Soulmate” theme.  These thoughts are not meant to represent “the Truth”, as I do not know what your particular Path to Peace offers or requires, AND YET these are Truths for my life — a life that was also often filled with […]

Big-time Love … (02/24/12)

“I pray to tumble headlong into Love, and not reach out even once to try and break the fall.” ~ Danna Faulds Big-time Love requires some big-time courage — … the courage to face the fears of rejection and ridicule — … the courage to face the fears of danger and pain — … the […]