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Friday, August 19, 2016

Quotes of the day... 8/19/16

How to get rid of ego as dictator
and turn it into messenger, servant, and scout,
to be in our service, is the trick.
     ~adapted, Joseph Campbell

Our treasure - our perfection –
is within us already. But to claim it,
we must leave the busy commotion
of the mind, and enter into 
the silence of the heart.
     ~adapted, Elizabeth Gilbert

“In the eyes of the ego, self-esteem and humility 
are contradictory. In truth, they are one and the same.”      
     ~ Eckhart Tolle

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Quotes of the day... 8/18/16

“There are things known 
and there are things unknown, 
and in between are the doors of perception.”
     ~ Aldous Huxley

Each of our worlds will reflect
our individual perceptions.
Experience is malleable.

“The eye sees only what the mind 
is prepared to comprehend.”
     ~ Robertson Davies

Master the mind, master the world.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Sunrise on the marsh this morning!


Quotes of the day... 8/17/16

“Only the development of compassion 
and understanding for others can bring us 
the peace and happiness we all seek.”
     ~ Dalai Lama XIV

“The more tranquil a man becomes, 
the greater is his success, his influence, 
his power for good. Calmness of mind 
is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.”
     ~ James Allen

“When we are unable to find 
peace within ourselves, 
it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”
     ~ François de La Rochefoucauld

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Good morning from the marsh!

Quotes of the day... 8/16/16

“The thing that's important to know 
is that you never know.”
     ~ Diane Arbus

Truth evolves just like everything else.

We're always feeling our way.

“Be clearly aware of the stars 
and infinity on high. Then life seems 
almost enchanted after all.”
     ~ Vincent van Gogh 

Monday, August 15, 2016

Quotes of the day... 8/15/16

The best way to navigate times of great change 
is to cultivate the things that do not change.
     ~ Marianne Williamson

To be powerful in the world is to know 
that our source, which lives in us, 
is not of the world.
If power lies outside us, 
we're always at the effect of the world. 
If power lies within us, 
the world is always affected by us. 
     ~adapted, Marianne Williamson