Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Marcus Aurelius on Gratitude

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive, to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

Marcus Aurelius

Source: Go Out and Play on facebook

Rumi on Resilience

You've seen my descent. Now watch my rising.



Linda Foor on Learning Curves

The best part of a learning curve is when you're looking at it in the rear view mirror.

Linda Foor

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Barack Obama on Intervention

When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you go ahead and let 'em talk.

Regarding racist comments by Los Angeles Clippers owner, Don Sterling

Barack Obama

Monday, April 21, 2014

Charlotte Bronte on Authenticity

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own.

Charlotte Bronte

Source: Dr. Andrew Weil on facebook

Sri Sathya Sai Baba on Awareness

Before you speak, think - Is it necessary? Is it true? Is it kind? Will it hurt anyone? Will it improve on the silence? 

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

The Modern Version...

Before you speak, think: 

T... is it TRUE? 
H... is it HELPFUL? 
I... is it INSPIRING? 
N... is it NECESSARY? 
K... is it KIND?


Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Ken Burns on America

We suffer today from too much pluribus and not enough unum.

Ken Burns
to Tavis Smiley, April 14, 2014

On his documentary on learning The Gettysburg Address
and choosing commonality over polarity to unite America, around
its motto: E Pluribus Unum (Out of Many, One).

Source: Tavis Smiley on PBS

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Peaceful Daily on Consciousness

Two Wolves.

One evening, an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people.  

He said, "My son, the battle is between two 'wolves' inside us all. 

One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. 

The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith."

 The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather:

"Which wolf wins?" The old Cherokee simply replied, "The one you feed."

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