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Friday, December 29, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/29/17

“The story writes you as much as you write it. 
And the process of re-writing 
isn't so much a quest to re-write the story 
as it is to re-write the writer.”
     ~ Billy Marshall Stoneking 

“Storming, enjoying, 
planning, loving, cautioning,
backing and filling, 
appearing and disappearing,
I tread day and night such roads.”
     ~ Walt Whitman 

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/28/17

Every thought you produce, 
anything you say, any action you do, 
it bears your signature. 
     ~ Thich Nhat Hanh 

You are wished remembrance of
the primordial power to 
guide destiny in your favor.
     ~adapted, Stephen Russell 

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/27/17

“Happy is the man who can recognize 
in the work of to-day a connected portion 
of the work of life and an embodiment 
of the work of Eternity.”
     ~ James Clerk Maxwell

Man ought to be an impersonation 
of the divine process of nature.
     ~adapted, James Clerk Maxwell 

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

My favorite New Year's message from Francesca Biller, via Elephant Journal

"So here I am, leaning back into the worn fabric of her favorite chair, gleaming upon her memories of 100 years when she only looked forward and never back.

Though she is no longer with us in the physical sense, with her scented lavender hair and soft lilting voice, her presence is everlasting, especially as the year comes to a close and another unsung year awaits us.

In her spirit, I have written the words that spring eternal from her soul, just for you and for me. You see, I know her steady hands, her flirtatious gaze and how she might have told us all how to mine silent and brave along the core.

I can still feel the energy of her childhood, when she traveled towards the West and past the Dust Bowl to engage a better life, and so that I may be born one day and write this very passage, all spent and flushed with the youth of remembrance.

Right about now, she might say…

Forgive yourself for this year, for all of your transgressions and seeming failures. Because you are alive, they are all miracles for you.

Part of you is better for it, and “all of you” is lovelier still, even for what you “thought” you failed…even for those you felt you assailed…

These experiences have made you more whole, and not less, as you wonder endlessly about who you are.

Because ‘Who You Are’ is miraculous, especially the adventuresome wanderer who gets caught in the fray, feeling lost and forbidden and alone.

You are still here, another year older, another moment more beautiful and aged, and yet more youthful than ever before.

This year you also sailed brilliantly along the curves, don’t you recall?

You sang songs you did not even know upon life’s wandering voyage, and the intricate memories of a life well traveled. You were brilliant not only once or twice, but many more.

Be still instead, in this wintry glow that subsides, if only for a moment now.

No resolutions should bask, for a life bursting with more life, for a world of bewilderment and moments left unsaid and more cherished, your time is all worth knowing.

For all of the years forward, live them wildly.

Oh passion-filled days, all steadfast and young, know that the next year will surpass all others, because it is new, and because it will be filled with moments that will remain unspoken of harsh and light, right along with your steady heart.

The month before she passed away, my grandmother began to greet me at each visit at her round windswept door with photos, newspaper clippings and stories she had handwritten about our family’s enchanted and stormy history.

"In her hands she clutched yellowed anthologies, diary entries and stories about her own parents who fought the battles of weary struggles, so that we could all live a brighter day and sleep through hundreds of new years without peril or strife.

I am looking at the pile of papers right now, as my grandmother sits slightly near in memory and hope, with a gleam of gentle in her pose, and I am grateful to her for all of the wisdom of forbearance and idealism she inspired in me, in my children and for generations to come.
We can give ourselves a gift this year: to live the life of wonder.

Stare silently into the sky and wish for nothing but everything imaginable, everything we could not possibly imagine or see.

Forgive wishes and proclamations of this past year and may you want only to bask in the glow of “not knowing.”

And in the sheer madness of all that is both impossible and possible—because we are willing to close our eyes in abandonment and joy, if only for a sunrise or sunset of innocence and breadth.

When we allow ourselves the sweetness of now, we may have all of the adventures that life has to offer in the coming year."

Morning Quotes 12/26/17

“Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning
but a going on, with all the wisdom
that experience can instill in us.”
    ~ Hal Borland

May your coming year be filled with
magic and good dreams and madness.
Create something, sing, dance,
and live as only you can. And I hope
somewhere in the next year,
you surprise yourself.

    ~adapted, Neil Gaiman

Monday, December 25, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/25/17

"Christmas is not a time 
nor a season, 
but a state of mind. 
To cherish peace and goodwill, 
to be plenteous in mercy, 
is to have the real spirit of Christmas."
     ~ Calvin Coolidge 

 "My idea of Christmas, 
whether old-fashioned or modern, 
is very simple: loving others. 
Come to think of it, 
why do we have to wait 
for Christmas to do that?"
     ~ Bob Hope 

Friday, December 22, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/22/17

“Expect everything, I always say, 
and the unexpected never happens.” 
     ~ Norton Juster

“The finest of pleasures are
 always the unexpected ones.” 
     ~ Erin Morgenstern

“Unexpected intrusions of beauty. 
This is what life is.” 
     ~ Saul Bellow

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/21/13

"Winter is not a season, 
it's an occupation." 
     ~ Sinclair Lewis

"If winter comes, 
can spring be far behind?" 
     ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

"What good is the warmth of summer, 
without the cold of winter to give it sweetness." 
     ~ John Steinbeck

Happy Winter Solstice!!

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/20/17

“Re-examine all you have been told. 
Dismiss what insults your soul.”
     ~ Walt Whitman 

“And as to me, I know nothing else but miracles”
     ~ Walt Whitman 

“From this hour I ordain myself loos'd 
of limits and imaginary lines.”
     ~ Walt Whitman 

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/19/17

“If you will let your dominant intention
be to revise and improve the content
of the story you tell every day of your life,
it is our absolute promise to you that
your life will become that ever-improving story.”
    ~ Esther Hicks

“All things are possible to him who believes.”
    ~ The Book of Mark

“Are you willing to believe you can go beyond
what your reason and senses dictate?”
    ~ Neville Goddard

Monday, December 18, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/18/17

“I like the scientific spirit—the holding off, 
the being sure but not too sure, 
the willingness to surrender ideas 
when the evidence is against them: 
this is ultimately fine—it always 
keeps the way beyond open—always 
gives life, thought, affection, the whole man, 
a chance to try over again 
after a mistake—after a wrong guess.”
     ~ Walt Whitman

“I discover myself on the 
verge of a usual mistake.”
     ~ Walt Whitman

Friday, December 15, 2017

Morning Quotes... 12/15/17

The so-called monsters of the world
 – will be redeemed, for they only 
respond to the fears and horrible 
thoughts men set in motion.
     ~adapted, Neville Goddard

Long enough have we dreamt contemptible dreams, 
Now washed is the gum from our eyes, 
We must habit ourselves to the dazzle of the light
and of every moment of our life.
     ~adapted, Walt Whitman

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/14/17

“If we change the way we look at things,
the things we look at change.”
     ~ Wayne Dyer

“The world is a mirror, forever reflecting 
what we are doing within ourselves. 
If we know this, we are set free.”
     ~ Neville Goddard

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/13/17

“Truth is not a reward for good behavior,
nor a prize for passing some tests.
It cannot be brought about.
It is the primary, the unborn,
the ancient source of all that is.
You are eligible because you are.
You need not merit truth.
It is your own....Stand still, be quiet.”
     ~Nisargadatta Maharaj

“We will dance the magic dance
and our bodies will remember...
We are the shapeshifters...”
     ~Will Ashe Bacon

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/12/17

Man is wise and constantly 
in quest of more wisdom; 
but the ultimate wisdom, 
which deals with beginnings, 
remains locked in a seed. 
There it lies, the simplest fact 
of the universe and at the 
same time the one which calls 
faith rather than reason.
     ~ Hal Borland

“Don't judge each day 
by the harvest we reap 
but by the seeds that we plant.”
     ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Monday, December 11, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/11/17

Let's expect something good to 
happen to us no matter
what occurred yesterday.
An abundant world awaits.
     ~adapted, Sarah Ban Breathnach

“Keep your best wishes close to your heart
and watch what happens.”
     ~ Tony DeLiso

Friday, December 8, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/8/17

“To exist is to change, to change is to mature, 
to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
     ~ Henri Bergson 

If you just start dancing,
I can assure you,
the music will be added.
     ~ Mike Dooley 

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Morning Quotes

“Deny that lack has any place or reality in your
thought or your affairs and affirm plenty as the only
appearance. Praise what you have, be it ever so little,
and insist that it is constantly growing larger.”
     ~ Charles Fillmore

“There is an inherent law of mind 
that we increase whatever we praise. 
The whole of creation responds 
to praise and is glad.”
     ~ Charles Fillmore 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/6/17

“Man moves in a world that is nothing 
more or less than his consciousness objectified.
     ~ Neville Goddard

“Assume the feeling of your wish fulfilled and 
observe the route that your attention follows.”
     ~ Neville Goddard

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/5/17

“Change your conception of yourself 
and you will automatically change 
the world in which you live. 
Do not try to change people; 
they are only messengers 
telling you who you are. 
Revalue yourself and they will 
confirm the change.”
     ~ Neville Goddard

“Everyone necessary to fulfill 
your assumption must and will 
come to bear witness to that 
which you are entertaining, internally.”
     ~ Neville Goddard

Monday, December 4, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/4/17

“Imagination is itself immanent in the real. 
It is not a state. It is human existence itself.”
     ~ Gaston Bachelard 

“When the image is new, the world is new.”
     ~ Gaston Bachelard 

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Buckle up! Today is a Supermoon and the start of Mercury Retrograde!

Mercury Retrograde combines with a Supermoon for a huge energy shift! This full moon will take place in Gemini, causing a lot of tumult within us all. 

The energy onslaught that is expected is supposed to be immense and so it is advised to be prepared accordingly. Take extra care of your relationships as this is very fragile time. 

The best advice is to keep your head low and let things take their course. Though you will feel a lot of energetic push and pull forced upon you, if you manage not to let it overpower you, you will be fine. 

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Saturday Musings

“As I stood in contemplation of the garden of the wonders of space," Milosz writes, "I had the feeling that I was looking into the ultimate depths, the most secret regions of my own being; and I smiled, because it had never occurred to me that I could be so pure, so great, so fair! My heart burst into singing with the song of grace of the universe. All these constellations are yours, they exist in you; outside your love they have no reality! How terrible the world seems to those who do not know themselves! When you felt so alone and abandoned in the presence of the sea, imagine what solitude the waters must have felt in the night, or the night's own solitude in a universe without end!" And the poet continues this love duet between dreamer and world, making man and the world into two wedded creatures that are paradoxically united in the dialogue of their solitude.”
― Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space

Saturday morning vibes...

“If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, 
I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, 
the house protects the dreamer, 
the house allows one to dream in peace. ” 
~ Gaston Bachelard

Friday, December 1, 2017

Morning Quotes 12/1/17

“There's nothing better when something 
comes and hits you and you think 'YES'!”
     ~ J.K. Rowling

“I never made one of my discoveries 
through the process of rational thinking.”
     ~ Albert Einstein

"Not quite what one expected, 
but once it happened one realized 
it couldn't be any other way.”
     ~ Donna Tartt

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/30/17

“To understand the world at all, 
sometimes you could only 
focus on a tiny bit of it, 
look very hard at what was 
close to hand and make it 
stand in for the whole…”
     ~ Donna Tartt

“I had the epiphany that laughter was light, 
and light was laughter, and that this 
was the secret of the universe.”
     ~ Donna Tartt

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/29/17

“It is better to live in a state
of impermanence than in one of finality.”
     ~ Gaston Bachelard

"The power of imagination
makes us infinite."
     ~ John Muir

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/28/17

"I consider it an extremely dangerous doctrine, 
because the more likely we are to assume 
that the solution comes from the outside, 
the less likely we are to solve our problems ourselves."
     ~ Carl Sagan 

"Every solution to every problem is simple. 
It's the distance between the two 
where the mystery lies."
     ~ Derek Landy 

Monday, November 27, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/27/18

"We can depend on the world being a
perpetual surprise in perpetual motion."
     ~ Stephen Nachmanovitch

"If we know that the inevitable setbacks
and frustrations are phases of the
natural cycle of creative processes,
if we know that our obstacles can become
our ornaments, we can persevere and bring
our desires to fruition. Such perseverance
can be a real test, but there are ways through,
there are guideposts. And the struggle,
which is guaranteed to take a lifetime,
is worth it. It is a struggle that generates
incredible pleasure and joy. Every attempt
we make is imperfect; yet each one of those
imperfect attempts is an occasion for
a delight unlike anything else on Earth."
     ~ Stephen Nachmanovitch

"When we are totally faithful
to our own individuality,
we are actually following
a very intricate design."
     ~ Stephen Nachmanovitch 

Friday, November 24, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/24/17

Often times a change in the flow of events
has great potential for positive experiences.
     ~adapted, Rick Levine

Realize deeply that the present
moment is all we ever have.
     ~adapted, Rick Levine

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/23/17 Happy Thanksgiving!

“We have a choice about where 
to aim the lens of our attention. 
We can relive past injustices, 
settle old grudges and nurse festering sores. 
We can imagine failure, build up its potential 
for destruction, calculate its odds. 
Or, we can imagine the generous outcomes 
we're working on, feel gratitude for those that 
got us here and revel in the possibilities 
of what's next.”
     ~ Seth Godin 

The energy of our thoughts and feelings
are the attracting mechanisms 
of our experiences.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/22/17

Trust your intuition to tell you when 
the time is right to make your move. 
In the meantime, keep your mind open
and monitor your thoughts.
     ~adapted, Rick Levine

“Actions become very effective when 
they meet the habit of consistency.”
     ~ Edmond Mbiaka

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/21/17

The true purpose of conquering anything 
is to conquer things in ourselves.
     ~adapted, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

“It’s exhilarating to come 
closer and closer to self-discipline.” 
     ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Monday, November 20, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/20/17

“It is by being fully involved 
with every detail of our lives, 
whether good or bad, 
that we find happiness, 
not by trying to look for it directly.”
     ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 

“Of all the virtues we can learn 
no trait is more useful, 
more essential for survival, 
and more likely to improve 
the quality of life than the ability 
to transform adversity 
into an enjoyable challenge.”
     ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 

Friday, November 17, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/17/17

“Huge difference between being happy at will,
and chasing euphoric moments as an escape.
One doesn't cost a dime, the other will tax our souls.”
     ~ T.F. Hodge

Let all our yesterdays fade; 
happiness can only be found 
in the now.
     ~adapted, Rick Levine

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/16/17

The energy we bring, 
positive or negative, dictates our 
perceptions, receptions and radiations.
     ~adapted, T.F. Hodge 

“Day or night, good or bad…
all things from within.”
     ~ T.F. Hodge 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/15/17

To conquer frustration, we must 
remain intensely focused on the 
outcome, not the obstacles.
     ~ T.F. Hodge

“What surrounds us is what is within us.”
     ~ T.F. Hodge 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/14/17

“Inner peace begins the moment 
you choose not to allow another person 
or event to control your emotions.”  
     ~ Pema Chodron

“Almost everything will 
work again if you unplug it 
for a few minutes... including you.”  
     ~ Anne Lamott

"The truth is your humanness makes 
you more lovable than you realize."
     ~ Rick Levine

Monday, November 13, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/13/17

I often wonder if we wrote 
our memoir today, if we held 
wonder in one hand and 
courage in the other and truly 
believed that anything was possible.
     ~adapted, Jean Houston

We need to watch for the signs 
and follow our instincts. 
We already know the truth; 
we only need to remember it.
     ~adapted, Rick Levine

Friday, November 10, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/10/17

“We cannot have harmony 
and balance in our lives 
if we forget to include the earth 
and natural rhythms in our lives.”
     ~ Madisyn Taylor

“…when we sync ourselves 
with nature's rhythms, 
we ride the waves of energy 
to feel more in harmony 
with life and the world around us.”
     ~ Madisyn Taylor

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/9/17

When defeat comes, accept it as a 
signal that our plans are not sound 
We rebuild those plans, and set sail 
once more toward our coveted goal.
     ~adapted, Napoleon Hill

We are the master of our destiny. 
We can influence, direct and 
control our own environment
     ~adapted, Napoleon Hill

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/8/17

Our attitude determines how 
we experience the world.
     ~adapted, Sanaya Roman 

“Those who are awake live 
in constant amazement.”
      ~ Tom Hanks

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/7/17

“Creativity is a wild mind 
and a disciplined eye.” 

      ~ Dorothy Parker 

“Imagination, not invention, 
is the supreme master of art, 
as of life.” ~ Joseph Conrad 

“The mind of man is capable of anything.”
     ~ Joseph Conrad 

Monday, November 6, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/6/17

Excuses and complaints 
are signs of a feeling 
of powerlessness.
     ~adapted, B. Habyarimana, 

When we stop dreaming
we lose our wings.
     ~adapted, B. Habyarimana

Friday, November 3, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/3/17

“If uncertainty is unacceptable to you, 
it turns into fear. If it is perfectly acceptable, 
it turns into increased aliveness, 
alertness, and creativity.”
     ~ Eckhart Tolle 

“Instead of asking, 
“What do I want from life?”,
a more powerful question is, 
“What does life want from me?”
     ~ Eckhart Tolle 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/2/17

A human to the last is but a froward child;
so eager for the future, come what may,
and to the present so insensible.
     ~adapted, Samuel Rogers

Almost all humans are over anxious. 
No sooner do they enter the world 
than they lose that taste 
for natural and simple pleasures 
so remarkable in early life.
     ~adapted, Samuel Rogers

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Morning Quotes 11/1/17

“People who can sincerely be thankful 
for things that they have as well as 
things which they own in imagination
have real faith. They will get rich; 
they will cause the creation 
of whatever they want.”
     ~ Wallace Wattles

“Appreciation is a wonderful thing;
It makes what is excellent in others
belong to us as well.”
     ~ Voltaire

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/31/17

“Everything comes to us 
that belongs to us if we 
create the capacity to receive it.” 
     ~ Rabindranath

“...if you believe yourself worthy of the thing 
you fought so hard to get, then you 
become an instrument..., 
you help the Soul of the World, 
and you understand why you are here.”
     ~ Paulo Coelho 

Monday, October 30, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/30/17

“We are what we think.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.”
     ~ Buddha

We must be careful how we
interpret the world:
it is like that.
     ~adapted, Erich Heller

Friday, October 27, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/27/17

“In the sweet territory of silence 
we touch the mystery. It's the place 
of reflection and contemplation, 
and it's the place where we can 
connect with the deep knowing, 
to the deep wisdom way.”
     ~ Ángeles Arrien 

“Rarely do we realize that if we 
simply take time to marvel 
at life’s gifts and give thanks for them, 
we activate stunning opportunities 
to increase their influence in our lives.”
     ~ Ángeles Arrien 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/26/17

“We actually contain a built-in ability 
to rise above restriction, incapacity, 
or limitation and, as a result of this ability, 
possess a vital adaptive spirit 
that we have not yet fully accessed.”
     ~ Joseph Chilton Pearce 

“An enormous force bends all lines into circles.”
     ~ Joseph Chilton Pearce 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/25/17

“Learn to recognize the automatic thoughts 
flitting through your consciousness 
at the times you feel worst.”
     ~ Martin E.P. Seligman 

“The genius of evolution lies in the dynamic 
tension between optimism and pessimism 
continually correcting each other.”
     ~ Martin E.P. Seligman 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/24/17

"Anything can be created 
in the realms of the imagination. 
Reality begins in your dreams." 
     ~ Rick Levine

“Fantasy is the impossible
made probable.”
     ~ Rod Serling

Monday, October 23, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/23/17

“Being at ease with not knowing is 
crucial for answers to come to you.” 
     ~ Eckhart Tolle

“You don’t have to know everything 
about the mountain in front of you 
to take the next step.” 
     ~ Paster Louie Giglio

Friday, October 20, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/20/17

“When your values 
are clear to you, 
making decisions 
becomes easier.” 
     ~ Roy Disney

“There are two kinds 
of people in this world. 
The kind who divide the world 
into two kinds of people 
and those who don't.”
    ~  Ann Brashares

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/19/17

The real you is not a puppet 
which life pushes around; 
the real, deep down you 
is all that is. 
     ~adapted, Alan Watts

Live fully in the present moment 
while still daring to dream.
     ~ Rick Levine

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/18/17

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, 
but a fire to be kindled.”
     ~ Plutarch

“What we achieve inwardly 
will change outer reality.”
     ~ Otto Rank

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/17/17

“Maybe the truth is, there's a little bit 
of loser in all of us. Being happy isn't 
having everything in your life be perfect. 
Maybe it's about stringing together all the little things.”
     ~ Ann Brashares

“Live the full life of the mind, 
exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated
by the romance of the unusual.” 
     ~ Ernest Hemingway

Monday, October 16, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/16/17

There is no worse screen to 
block out inspiration, intuition, 
and guidance than confidence 
in our own intelligence. 
     ~adapted, John Calvin

Observe a problem long enough, 
without thought or judgment, 
and it will transform itself into a solution. 
     ~ Angie Ducharme

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Let me introduce you to the SUPER HERB, COMFREY!

I have placed  a link at the end of this paragraph, because after you read the two articles I have linked below, you will most definitely be ordering the tea, so I am putting the amazon link here, so you can order :) Some of you will most likely be growing it as well.   Comfrey Leaf Tea

Article One - Move over superman. Can the herb, Comfrey save the world? (Try not to let the few, poor, areas of grammar in this article dissuade you from it's important message.)

Article Two - Chemical Constituents of Comfrey  - This was written by the master herbalist whose advise has helped to cure numerous health issues in my family.

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

Everything that happens was first imagined. Our imaginations are powerful creators. Our thoughts are not private. They project on the world.

Science has determined that the world is a projection of our minds and each of us live in our own individual worlds. We project our beliefs on the world and it returns to us our experience.

When we allow what we see to create our beliefs, we thrive in good times, but suffer in bad times. If we focus on the bad our imaginations run wild with bad things, our belief system creates expectations of bad, and the world responds. If we focus on the good, and discipline our imaginations to envision good experiences, our belief system creates expectations of good and the world responds.

     ~ Angie Ducharme

Title quote via, Chloe Carlson
Adaptations via, Esther Hicks

Friday, October 13, 2017

Morning Quotes... 10/13/17

When we are put in charge
we are not given a crown, 
we are given the responsibility 
to bring out the best in others.
      ~adapted, Jack Welch

“Look, winning and losing can’t be quantified. 
They are states of mind, and losing 
happens only when you give up. 
Seen that way, then, the world can be filled 
with winners, and there is room for them all.”
     ~ Jack Welch

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/13/17

“So I should be aware of the dangers 
of self-consciousness, but at the same time, 
I’ll be plowing through the fog of all these echoes, 
plowing through mixed metaphors, noise, 
and will try to show the core, which is still there, 
as a core, and is valid, despite the fog. 
The core is the core is the core. 
There is always the core, 
that can’t be articulated.
Only caricatured.”
     ~ Dave Eggers

We must trust, and we must have faith. 
And so we build, because what is building, 
and rebuilding and rebuilding again, 
but an act of faith?”
     ~adapted, Dave Eggers 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/11/17

“And there is a chance that 
everything we did was incorrect, 
but stasis is itself criminal for those 
with the means to move, and the means 
to weave communion between people.”
     ~ Dave Eggers 

“We have advantages. 
We have a cushion to fall back on. 
This is abundance. A luxury of place and time. 
Something rare and wonderful. 
It's almost historically unprecedented. 
We must do extraordinary things. 
We have to. It would be absurd not to.”
     ~ Dave Eggers 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Morning Quotes 10/10/17

“Humans are divided between 
those who can still look 
through the eyes of youth 
and those who cannot.”
     ~ Dave Eggers 

“We see the beauty within 
and cannot say no.”
     ~ Dave Eggers