A Pride in Age

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“Let me say this as emphatically as possible: To despise the fact of aging is not only to despise life but to display a pitiful ignorance of the nature of life. Youth is not a state to be preserved but a state to be transcended. Youth has strength, but it does not have skill, which, in the long run, is the most potent strength. Youth has speed, but it does not have efficiency, which, in the long run, is the only effective way of obtaining goals. Youth is quick, but it is not deliberate, and deliberation is...

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Peace Within

Posted by on Apr 1, 2012 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you. May you be content with yourself just the way you are. Let this knowledge settle into your bones, and allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love. It is there for each and every one of us.” – Mother...

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Too Busy to Relax

Posted by on Aug 13, 2011 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

Too busy to relax they say… complaints, excuses everyday They sound so weak, so stressed, so tired… a mundane world in which they’re mired No time to sit and just be quiet… their mind’s a rush of thoughts, a riot No chance they have to hear the sound… of nature’s wonder all around Of birds and trees and clouds and air… too much work, it’s just not fair This really seems quite sad to me… so much to do, no time to be Breathe I say and move a bit Then after that we can just...

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Conscious Awareness

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; for it becomes your destiny.” -Upanishads

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The Goal of Life

Posted by on Jul 6, 2011 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty; To find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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No Gain in Blame

Posted by on Jul 5, 2011 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well,you don’t blame the lettuce. You look for reasons it is not doing well. It may need fertilizer, or more water, or less sun. You never blame the lettuce. Yet if we have problems with our friends or family, we blame the other person. But if we know how to take care of them, they will grow well, like the lettuce. Blaming has no positive effect at all, nor does trying to persuade using reason and argument. That is my experience. No blame, no reasoning, no...

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