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Friday, June 17, 2016

This 8th grader, if he so chooses, will be famous!

This 8th grade class president delivered his speech in the style 
of each of the 2016 candidates. It's hysterical.
Posted June 8, 2016 - 956,000 view as of this posting!



Quotes of the day... 6/17/16

What we see and what we hear 
depends a great deal 
on where we are standing.
     ~adapted, C.S. Lewis


“My own eyes are not enough for me; 
I will see through those of others.” 
     ~ C.S. Lewis

“We meet no ordinary people in our lives.”
     ~  C.S. Lewis

“Nothing is yet in its true form.”
     ~ C.S. Lewis

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Quotes of the day... 6/16/16

As long as we live, there will always be
something beautiful waiting for us
to believe in it and feel worthy of it.

“The wind is us—
it gathers and remembers all our voices, 
then sends them talking and telling 
through the leaves and the fields.”
     ~ Truman Capote

“Have you never heard 
what the wise men say, 
‘All of the future exists in the past.’ ”
     ~ Truman Capote

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Quotes of the day... 6/15/16

"Find the good in the world and make it grow."
     ~ Elephant Journal

When something terrible happens, 
let it be a catalyst to imagine things better.
What should it look like? 
What we focus on grows.

“We are the facilitators of our own creative evolution.” 
     ~ Bill Hicks

Monday, June 13, 2016

Quotes of the day... 6/13/16

“The highest point a man can attain 
is not Knowledge, or Virtue, 
or Goodness, or Victory, 
but something even greater… 
Sacred Awe!”
     ~ Nikos Kazantzakis

Life takes on a miraculous flair
when we confidently obey
our internal rhythm.
     ~adapted, Nikos Kazantzakis

There’s power in the pause.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

When tragedy strikes...

It is easy to forget that our thoughts are not private. Thoughts are energy, an energy that attracts like energy. When we are all thinking judgmental thoughts, and the like energy of those thoughts are all banding together, the intensity of that energy reaches critical mass.

Each one of us contributes to the collective mind; negatively when we have any level of ill feelings towards another human being and positively when we choose to observe the best in another human being. We are all responsible in every encounter we make. Massive tragedy is always a tipping point within the collective mind.

The remedy:
When we catch ourselves passing judgment, on any level – and we all do it – make a conscious effort to reverse it by appreciating something instead. Eventually, with practice, we can change our unconscious habits and in turn, the collective mind.