Friday, November 30, 2012

Self Confidence

"Gaining control over your little voice will help you love yourself by getting rid of all undermining thoughts, worries and anxieties that come from an undisciplined little voice."

-- Rubert McKerron

"The part can never be well unless the whole is well."

-- Plato

"There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither."

-- Alan Cohen

"He who obtains has little. He who scatters has much."

-- Lao Tzu

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Intuition Communicating

"Even though some feelings seem to have no logical cause, often when you have a feeling or hunch about a place or a person it is you subconscious communicating with you."

-- Rubert McKerron

"The center of human nature is rooted in ten thousand ordinary acts of kindness that define our days."

-- Stephen Jay Gould

"Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears."

-- Kahlil Gibran

"What comes from the heart, goes to the heart."

-- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Doing Your Best

"It helps to acknowledge that there will always be somebody better than you at most things.  There is no point beating yourself up about this, only remember that when you are doing your best, you are doing everything possible to make your dreams come true."

-- Rubert McKerron

"Much of what was said did not matter, and much of what mattered could not be said."

-- Katherine Boo

"Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work."

-- William Arthur Ward

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Fear of Failing

"Fear of failure often stops us from trying something new and is something we need to overcome in order to achieve our goals."

-- Rolf Nabb

"Human life runs its course in the metamorphosis between receiving and giving."

-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn."

-- Phil Collins

"In time of care and sorrow, keep a fountain of joy alive in you."

-- Dietrich Bonhoffer

Monday, November 26, 2012

Know What You Want

"If you know what you want out of life, isn't it just as important to know just how much you need in order to attain it?  This will only help you to attract it."

-- Rolf Nabb

"The only way love can last a lifetime is if it's unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love."

-- Stephen Kendrick

"Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful, or to discover something that is true."

-- William Inge

"How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?"

-- Dr. Seuss

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Happiness into Your Soul

"When you do not know what to do or which way to turn, smile.  This will relax your mind and let the sunshine of happiness into your soul."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure."

-- Henri Nouwen

"A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves."

-- Amelia Earhart

"Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love"

-- Mother Teresa

Friday, November 23, 2012

Years In Your Life

"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count.  It's the life in your years."

-- Abraham Lincoln

"The education of attention would be an education par excellence."

-- William James

"Dreams are the touchstones of our character."

-- Henry David Thoreau

"It is in the shelter of each other that the people live."

-- Irish proverb

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Step Into Higher Plane

"The possibility of stepping into a higher plane is quite real for everyone.  It requires no force or effort or sacrifice.  It involves little more than changing our ideas about what is normal."

-- Deepak Chopra

"To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted."

-- George Kneller

"We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations."

-- David Brower

"While you have a thing it can be taken from you ... but when you give it, you have given it. No robber can take it from you. It is yours then for ever when you have given it. It will be yours always. That is to give."

-- James Joyce

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Be An Optimists

"It's a fact that optimists live longer than pessimists.  It's also true that if you can see the brighter side of things you tend to be happier."

-- Dr Pam Spurr

"When you listen, it's amazing what you can learn. When you act on what you've learned, it's amazing what you can change."

-- Audrey McLaughlin

"Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved."

-- Marcus Antonius

"Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future."

-- Paul Boese

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Accept Your Present Self

"By accepting yourself in the present, you can add to who you are rather than thinking that you will be OK if you make certain changes.  The difference is powerful."

-- Kristina Von Rosenvinge

"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When people go to work they shouldn't have to leave their hearts at home."

-- Betty Bender

"Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you."

-- Lao Tzu

Monday, November 19, 2012

Soul Awake

"Hope is the dream of a soul awake."

-- French proverb

"God doesn't care who you were, he only cares who you are."


"Compassion is to share the pain without sharing the suffering."

-- Shinzen Young

"I don't remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don't even know exist until you love a child."

-- Anne Lamott

Sunday, November 18, 2012

We Eventually Move Forward

"Despite the ill effects of loss, we all possess a strength buried within us to overcome the loss, build back our lives and eventually move forward again."

-- Donna Marie Thompson, Ph.D

"Unable are the loved to die. For love is immortality."

-- Emily Dickinson

"It is never too late to be what you might have been."

-- George Eliot

"Reexamine all that you have been told in school, or in church or in any book. Dismiss whatever insults your soul."

-- Walt Whitman

Friday, November 16, 2012

Faced with a Choice

"Whenever you are faced with a choice, a decision, or an opportunity, choose in favor of your passions."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"You can't lead the people if you don't love the people. You can't save the people if you don't serve the people."

- Cornel West

"Death helps us to see what is worth trusting and loving and what is a waste of time."

-- J. Neville Ward

"Our knowledge has made us cynical; our cleverness, hard and unkind. We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness."

-- Charlie Chaplin, in 'The Great Dictator'

Key of Life

"The key of all life is value.  Value is not what you get, it's what you give."

-- Jay Abraham

"Life offers its wisdom generously. Everything teaches. Not everyone learns."

-- Rachel Naomi Remen

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled."

-- Plutarch

"Spiritual growth is not made in reaction against, for all striving against imposed restrictions is imaginary. Spiritual growth is accomplished by inclination toward. We grow like the sunflower, following the light."

-- Joy Houghton

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Let Nature Guide You

"Nature will guide you every step of the way when you listen to her messages."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."

-- Lou Holtz

"Consciousness is the basis of all life and the field of all possibilities. Its nature is to expand and unfold its full potential. The impulse to evolve is thus inherent in the very nature of life."

-- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Money often costs too much."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Done All We Can

"When we have done all we can do, remarkable things happen when we surrender."

-- Debbie Ford

"Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is."

-- Will Rogers

"Each detail in a city should reflect that human beings are sacred."

-- Enrique Penalosa

"We lie in the lap of immense intelligence."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Combination of Thought and Love

"It is the combination of thought and love which forms the irresistible force of the law of attraction."

-- Charles Haanel

"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

"What is love after all but trusting in the unknown."

-- Marty Rubin

"Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do."

-- Kahlil Gibran

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Most Important Passions

"When you are aligned with your deepest most important passions, the ups and downs of daily life won't be able to throw you off track."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame."

-- Erica Jong

"There are no traffic jams when you go the extra mile."

-- Zig Ziglar

"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

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Be Committed

"Until you are committed, nothing will happen for you.  There is nothing more important to creating your passionate life that your unshakable commitment to choosing in favour of your passions."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"How beautiful can life be? We hardly dare imagine it."

-- Charles Eisenstein

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom."

-- Charles Dickens

"I never know what the next lesson is going to be, because we’re not supposed to know; we’re supposed to trust ourselves to discover it."

-- Melody Beattie

Friday, November 09, 2012

Live With A Why

"He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."

-- Friedrich Nietzche

"It may be that when we no longer know which way to go that we have come to our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings."

-- Wendell Berry

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

-- Robert Louis Stevenson

"There is hope if people will begin to awaken that spiritual part of themselves, that heartfelt knowledge that we are caretakers of this planet."

-- Brooke Medicine Eagle

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Life Can Be Better

"When you realize that every part of your life is working to bring you closer to knowing your true nature more completely, life can only get better."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see."

-- Edgar Degas

"Happiness is a skill. It requires effort and time."

-- Andrew Weil

"I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap."

-- Ani DiFranco

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Your Life Created

"Your life is created first in your mind, then in the world."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do."

-- Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Don't be put off by people who know what is not possible. Do what needs to be done, and check to see if it was impossible

only after you are done."

-- Paul Hawken

"It isn't all over; everything has not been invented; the human adventure is just beginning."

-- Gene Roddenberry

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Power of Nature

"When things happen that are not what you had planned, expected or wanted, let go of your own will and open up to God's will, to that perfect organizing power of Nature."

-- Janet Bray Attwood and Chris Attwood

"To be human is to be aware of the passage of time; no concept lies closer to the core of our consciousness."

-- Dan Falk

"If we live truly, we shall see truly."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is."

-- Saul Bellow

Monday, November 05, 2012

Every Moment Is a Gift

"Every moment is a gift, when we stay open to what is appearing now."

-- Janet and Chris Attwood

"Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something."

-- Steve Jobs

"In life, it is never the big battle, the big moment, the big speech, the big election. That does not change things. What changes things is every day, getting up and rendering small acts of service and love beyond that what's expected of you or required of you."

-- Cory Booker

"Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals."

-- Milan Kundera

Sunday, November 04, 2012

In Work We Enjoy

"We are at our very best and we are happiest when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy, on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves.  It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep.  It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile."

-- Earl Nightingale

"Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you're alive, it isn't."

-- Richard Bach

"The only real security in life lies in relishing life's insecurity."

-- M. Scott Peck

"Do not abandon trust when your ego thinks things should be different than they are."

-- Wayne Dyer

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Find Greatest Happiness

"The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it."

-- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

"Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process."

-- Sai Baba

"The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera."

-- Dorothea Lange

"If you're prosperous in soul, you'll be prosperous in whole, regardless of how many and how much physical possessions you have"

-- Mark Victor Hansen

Friday, November 02, 2012

Find Those Orders

"God has given each of us our 'marching orders'.  Our purpose here on Earth is to find those orders and carry them out.  Those orders acknowledge our special gifts."

-- Soren Kierkegaard

"To attain well-being, we need to take care not only of our bodies but also of our minds. Mindfulness practice is central to seeing the interdependence of mind and body."

-- Lilian Cheung, Thich Nhat Hanh

"There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties or you alter the way you meet them."

-- Phyllis Bottome

"We carry our childhood with us."

-- Gary D. Schmidt

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Grow Into a Mountain

"I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand.  Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy."

-- Og Mandino

"It is not by your actions that you will be saved, but by your being."

-- Meister Eckhart

"In ordnary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich."

-- Deitrich Bonhoeffer

"Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us."

-- Stephen Covey