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Friday, August 7, 2015

Quotes of the day... 8/7/15

If you find yourself worrying, or being 
negative about how things may turn out,
stop and switch your focus.  

Happiness is a state of mind. 
It sounds cliché, but it's true. 
If you want to feel happier and more positive 
then you must focus on something that 
makes you feel happy and positive! ... 
There's always something to be happy about!

Approach your life in this way 
and your whole demeanor will change, 
you'll begin to attract good news, 
happy circumstances, and more positive people. 

Remember, even when it's really difficult, 
it's always your choice to focus 
on the roses or the manure!

~adapted, Chrisalis, Lotus Tarot

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Quotes of the day... 8/6/15

Without mysteries, 
life would be very dull indeed. 
What would be left to strive for 
if everything were known?
     ~ Charles de Lint

Look inside yourself for the answers – 
you're the only one who knows 
what's best for you. Everybody else 
is only guessing.
     ~ Charles de Lint

Everything is the way it is only because 
we all believe that's the way it is.
     ~adpated, Charles de Lint

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Safe Zone

If you're going to stop for a squirrel on the road 
you must first be traveling at a reasonable speed, 
not too slow, not too fast, 
and must be present in the moment 
for the undistracted reaction. 
Sounds like good advice for all life situations :)


Quotes of the day... 8/5/15

Dreams are extremely important. 
You can’t do it unless you imagine it.
     ~ George Lucas

Be mindful of the future. 
But not at the expense of the moment.
     ~ George Lucas

The human race is challenged 
more than ever before 
to demonstrate our mastery, 
not over nature but of ourselves.
     ~ Rachel Carson

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Quotes of the day... 8/4/15

Men who know themselves are no longer fools.
They stand on the threshold of the door of wisdom.
     ~ Havelock Ellis –
Piggy back that with self respect/love,
and you've got a thrilling life experience.

Education, whatever else it should or should not be,
must be an inoculation against the poisons of life
and an adequate equipment in knowledge and skill
for meeting the chances of life.
     ~ Havelock Ellis

Better for the children, rather than
training them, we train ourselves.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Quotes of the day 8/3/15

We are living through one of the most 
fundamental shifts in history - 
a change in the actual belief structure 
of Western society. No economic, political, 
or military power can compare 
with the power of a change of mind. 
     ~ Willis Harman

By deliberately changing the internal image of reality, 
people can change the world. 
     ~ Willis Harman

Once I had made my mind up, 
I could see nothing but the advantages.
      ~ André Gide