Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Follow Your Bliss

"When you follow your bliss, doors will open where you would not have thought, there would be doors and where there wouldn't be a door for anyone else."

-- Joseph Campbell

"The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice."

-- Peggy O' Mara

"Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling."

-- Margaret Lee Runbeck

"What you are is what you have been. What you'll be is what you do now."

-- Buddha

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Doing It Naturally

"No matter where you are or what you're going through, you are creating your world through what you put your attention on.  You don't have to try. You do it naturally."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others."

-- Peace PIlgrim

"Free your heart from hatred -- forgive. Free your mind from worries -- most never happen. Live simply and appreciate what you have. Give more. Expect less."

-- Stephen Covey

"Joy is prayer - Joy is strength - Joy is love - Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy."

-- Mother Teresa

Monday, October 29, 2012

Your Attention Grows Stronger

"What you put your attention on grows stronger in your life.  This means developing the habit of giving attention to everything that supports your intention and being different to those things that do not."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"Only those who risk going too far will ever know how far they can go."

-- T.S. Eliot

"The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays."

-- Soren Kierkegaard

"Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time."

-- Maya Angelou

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Constantly Creating Your Llife

"You are constantly creating your life.  We all are.  We create our life out of the things to which we give our attention.  And you attract into your life more of what you put attention on."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die."

-- Thomas Campbell

"Giving of any kind... taking an action... begins the process of change, and moves us to remember that we are part of a much greater universe."

-- Mbali Creazzo

"One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star."

-- Nietzsche

Friday, October 26, 2012

One Thinks and Acts

"Character isn't inherited.  One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action."

-- Helen Gahagan Douglas

"What you bring forth out of yourself from the inside will save you. What you do not bring forth out of yourself from the inside will destroy you."

-- Gospel of Thomas

"In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change."

-- Thich Nhat Hanh

"People ask what must they become to be loving. The answer is 'nothing'. It is a process of letting go of what you thought you had become and allowing your true nature to float to the surface naturally."

-- Stephen Levine

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Live Each Moments To Fullest

"I choose to live each moments to the fullest, one day at a time.  I let go of the past and know that my future will be bright and happy because I live from love, trust and faith.  Divine order is taking place in my life right now."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."

-- Elisabeth Kabler-Ross

"I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it."

-- Harry Emerson Fosdick

"We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world--the company of those who have known suffering."

-- Helen Keller

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Do Your Best Each Day

"Do your best each day to simplify your life and to value and experience the preciousness of nature and every moment.  Rather than living with continual five of ten year plans, concentrate on living one day at a time, continuing to ask for guidance and directiion each day."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul the work of the soul, and good for either the work of the other."

-- Henry David Thoreau

"A different language is a different vision of life."

-- Federico Fellini

"Art is a personal act of courage, something one human does that creates change in another."

-- Seth Godin

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Power of Smiling

"Think about the power of smiling.  Everyone can do it.  It takes seventeen muscles to smile and forty-seven muscles to frown.  It's so simple and yet so effective.  Learn to smile sincerely, from your heart.  No matter the circumstances, no matter how challenging the situation, put on a happy face."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"No man has a chance to enjoy permanent success until he begins to look in a mirror for the real cause of all his mistakes."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: You won't be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you."

-- Ajahn Chah

"Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves."

-- Dr. Rollo May

Monday, October 22, 2012

Simplification of Life

"The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.  A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one's life."

-- Peace Pilgrim

"Optimism is invaluable for the meaningful life. With a firm belief in a positive future you can throw yourself into the service of that which is larger than you are."

-- Martin Seligman

"One word frees us from the weight and pain of life; that word is love."


"There is more to life than increasing its speed."

-- Mohandas K. Gandhi

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Focus On What We Love

"When we focus on what we love, we fashion our life around our inner knowledge.  We live the life we choose, surrounding ourselves with people we love and objects that hold great meaning.  Home is a good place to begin our concentration because it is our emotional center.  Then we can branch out in all directions, spreading the light of our true essence and heart's desire."

-- Alexandra Stoddard

"We don't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts."

-- Pema Chodron

"Give yourself entirely to those around you. Be generous with your blessings. A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal."

-- Steve Maraboli

"A man may fall many times but he won't be a failure until he says someone pushed him."

-- Elmer G. Letterman

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Perseverance More Prevailing

"Perseverance is more prevailing than violence and many things that cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little."

-- Plutarch

"The message we give our bodies -- one of irritation or acceptance -- is the message to which our bodies will answer."

-- Deb Shapiro, Your Body Speaks Your Mind

"Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer; it is joy; it is art."

-- Bliss Carman

"The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe to match your nature with Nature."

-- Joseph Campbell

Friday, October 19, 2012

I Will Not Quit

"When faced with a mountain, I will not quit!  I will keep on striving until I climb over, find a pass through, tunnel underneath, or simply stay and turn the mountain into a gold mine, with God's help!"

-- Robert H. Schuller

"Everything in life can be nourishing. Everything can bless us, but we've got to be there for the blessing to occur. Being present with quality is a decision we are invited to make each day."

-- MacRina Wiederkehr

"There's no disaster that can't become a blessing, and no blessing that can't become a disaster."

-- Richard Bach

"We become what we repeatedly do."

-- Sean Covey

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Seeds You Plant

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant."

-- Robert Louis Stevenson

"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."

-- Albert Einstein

"Utilizing your conscious mind to direct the subconscious mind to enter into communication and harmony with the universal mind is the secret of personal power."

-- Delfin Knowledge System

"The best gifts come from the heart, not the store."

-- Sarah Dessen

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

One Thing Learned

"If I've learned one thing in life, it's 'Stand for something or you'll fall for anything.'"

-- Bonnie Hunt

"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."

-- John Wooden

"There are no limitations to the self except those you believe in."

-- Seth

"If you accept a limiting belief, then it will become a truth for you."

-- Louise Hay

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Enthusiasm and Confidence

"I greet this day with enthusiasm and confidence.  It feels like I'm walking on air.  With enthusiasm, I can be happy and successful at whatever I choose to do."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"Belief has the word ‘lie’ in it... and that pretty much sums up what the world has us believing about ourselves."

-- Doug Firebaugh

"We are what we believe we are."

-- Benjamin N. Cardozo

"Our sense of community and compassionate intelligence must be extended to all life forms, plants, animals, rocks, rivers, and human beings. This is the story of our past and it will be the story of our future."

-- Terry Tempest Williams

Monday, October 15, 2012

Greatest Human Blessings

"The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings."

-- Hippocrates

"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true."

-- Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Happiness is like jam, you can't spread even a little without getting some on yourself."

- Vern McLellan

"The devotion of thought to an honest achievement makes the achievement possible."

-- Mary Baker Eddy

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Mistakes Seldom Permanent

"Mistakes are very seldom permanent, most of them can be fixed with less difficulty and drama than one imagines, and there's nothing shameful about them.  There is, however, something sad and limiting about the fear of making them."

-- Peter Buffett

"Emotions are the next frontier to be understood and conquered. To manage our emotions is not to drug them or suppress them, but to understand them so that we can intelligently direct our emotional energies and intentions.... It's time for human beings to grow up emotionally, to mature into emotionally managed and responsible citizens. No magic pill will do it."

-- Doc Childre

"Growing food was the first activity that gave us enough prosperity to stay in one place, form complex social groups, tell our stories, and build our cities."

-- Barbara Kingsolver

"Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved."

-- W. J. Bryant

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Be Patient and Peace Today

"I am patient and peace today and I welcome change in my life.  Everything is working harmoniously for me, for I am a child of Divine.  I listen patiently for the inner voice to give me guidance."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"An open ear is the only believable sign of an open heart."

-- David Augsburger

"Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing."

-- Oscar Wilde

"Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out."

-- James B. Conant

Friday, October 12, 2012

That Makes Life Blessed

"It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do that makes life blessed."

-- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

"Any great achievement is preceded by many difficulties and many lessons; great achievements are not possible without them."

-- Brian Tracey

"Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death."

-- Betty Bender

"Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge."

-- Audre Lorde

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Why Not

"Some men see things as they are and say 'Why?'  I dream of things that never were and say, 'Why not?'"

-- George Bernard Shaw

"Without empathy there is no way forward for civilization."

-- James O'dea

"All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened."

-- Hermann Hesse (Demian)

"All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible."

-- Orison Swett Marden

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Live The Life

"Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself.  Go forward and make your dreams come true."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Can it then be that what we call the ‘self’ is fluid and elastic? It evolves, strikes a different balance with every new breath."

-- Wayne Muller

"I want to bring what is good about the internet and relocate it from the ephemeral everywhere and nowhere plane and bring it closer."

-- Ari Davalos

"All great achievements require time."

-- David Joseph Schwartz

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Wisdom Is

"Wisdom is avoiding all thoughts that weaken you."

-- Louise L. Hay

"Too often we visit the well of divine abundance with a teacup instead of a bucket."

-- Elinor Macdonald

"The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor."

-- Hubert Humphrey

"We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy, and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all."

-- Dorothy Day

Monday, October 08, 2012

Attitude Towards Them

"The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves but in our attitude toward them."

-- Antoine De Saint-Exupery

"To be healthy, wealthy, happy and successful in any and all areas of your life you need to be aware that you need to think healthy, wealthy, and happy and successful thoughts twenty-four hours a day and cancel all negative, destructive, fearful and unhappy thoughts. These two types of thought cannot coexist if you want to share in the abundance that surrounds us all."

-- Sydney Madwed

"Embrace fully your capacity to create, to think in unlimited ways, and to pursue everything that you have been wanting. Be flexible, open and willing to let the new come to you. "This can be the most joyous, prosperous, and creative time of your life."

-- Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer

"There is no Them. There are only facets of Us."

-- John Green

Sunday, October 07, 2012

Leave a Trail

"Do not go where the path may lead.  Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There cannot be a sense of abundance or the experience of prosperity without appreciation. You cannot find beauty unless you appreciate beauty. You cannot find friendship unless you appreciate others. You cannot find love unless you appreciate loving and being loved. If you wish abundance, appreciate life."

-- William R. Miller

"All spiritual disciplines are done with a view to still the mind. The perfectly still mind is universal spirit."

-- Swami Ramdas

"Being still does not mean don't move. It means move in peace."

-- E'yen A. Gardner

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Harmony With Higher Self

"Know that when you are in harmony with your higher self, and you realize the light within you is not unlike the light in God, then in the face of all change, anything is possible."

-- Susan Smith Jones, PHD

"Riches are not from abundance of worldly goods, but from a contented mind."

-- Mohammed

"Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast -- you also miss the sense of where you are going and why."

-- Eddie Cantor

"A song is a bridge between what we know, what we can feel, and the big mystery."

-- Kate Munger

Friday, October 05, 2012

Life True Security

"The only true security in life comes from knowing that every single day you are improving yourself in some way, that you are increasing the caliber of who you are and that you are valuable to your company, your friends and your family."

-- Anthony Robbins

"Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance."

-- John Petit-Senn

"If you play it safe in life you've decided that you don't want to grow any more."

-- Shirley Hufstedler

"My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it."

-- Clarence Budington Kelland

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Mind Conceive and Believe

"What the mind of man can conceive and believe, the mind of man can achieve with Positive Mental Attitude.  It is a form of self-suggestion.  It is a self-motivator to success.  When it becomes a part of you, you dare to aim higher."

-- W. Clement Stone

"If you think well of others, you will also speak well of others and to others. From the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. If your heart is full of love, you will speak of love."

-- Mother Teresa

"Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark."

-- Henri Frederic Amiel

"The words of the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?"

-- Arabian Proverb

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Thankful For Adversities

"I am thankful for the adversities which have crossed my pathway, for they have taught me tolerance, sympathy, self-control, perseverance and some other virtues I might never have known."

-- Napoleon Hill

"I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance. Then whenever doubt, anxiety, or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal and soon they'll forget my number."

-- Edith Armstrong

"Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know."

-- Mitch Albom

"Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life."

-- Mary Manin Morrissey

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Expand Our Lives

"The way to expand our lives is to model the lives of those people who are already succeeding.  It's powerful, it's fun and these people are available all around you."

-- Anthony Robbins

"Every now and then bite off more than you can chew."

-- Kobi Yamada

"Generally, appreciation means some blend of thankfulness, admiration, approval, and gratitude. In the financial world, something that ‘appreciates’ grows in value. With the power tool of appreciation, you get the benefit of both perspectives: as you learn to be consistently thankful and approving, your life will grow in value."

-- Doc Childre and Howard Martin

"You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love."

-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, October 01, 2012

Life Never Leaves Us Stranded

"It is interesting to note that life never leaves us stranded.  If life hands us a problem, it hands us also the abilities with which to meet the problem."

-- W. Clement Stone

"Abundance consists not so much in material possessions, but in an uncovetous spirit."

-- John Seldon

"You can never get to peace and inner security without first acknowledging all of the good things in your life. If you're forever wanting and longing for more without first appreciating things the way they are, you'll stay in discord."

-- Doc Childre and Howard Martin

"We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community."

-- Dorothy Day