With unfailing kindness,
your life always presents what you need to learn.
Whether you stay home or work in an office or whatever,
the next teacher is going to pop right up.
~ Charlotte Joko Beck ~
Peace between countries must rest on the
solid foundation of love between individuals.
~ Mahatma Gandhi ~
A fresh attitude starts to happen when we look to see
that yesterday was yesterday, and now it is gone;
today is today and now it is new.
It is like that — every hour, every minute is changing.
If we stop observing the change,
then we stop seeing everything as new.
~ Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche ~
Each day move to a refreshing and renewing place within,
a place where you are in silence, solitude,
and wrapped in gratitude.
~ Robert J. Wicks ~
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~
What divides us pales
to what unites us.
~ Ted Kennedy ~
It’s in the shelter of each other that the people live.
~ Irish Proverb ~
Where your treasure is, your heart is.
~ Matthew 6:21 ~
Let us endeavor to live
that when we come to die
even the undertaker will be sorry.
~ Mark Twain ~
We can take a lot of physical and even mental pain
when we know that it truly makes us a part of
the life we live together in the world.
But when we feel cut off from the human family,
we quickly lose heart.
~ Henri Nouwen ~
No day shall erase you from the memory of time.
~ Virgil ~
If in the last few years
you haven’t discarded a major opinion
or acquired a new one,
check your pulse.
You may be dead.
~ Gelett Burgess ~
You must build your life as if it were a work of art.
~ Abraham Joshua Heschel ~
Happiness can only be felt if you don’t set any conditions.
~ Artur Rubenstein ~
Even the predictable turns into surprise
the moment we stop taking it for granted.
~ David Stendl-Rast ~
Love is our true destiny.
We do not find the meaning of life
by ourselves alone –
we find it with another.
~ Thomas Merton ~
What makes night within us may leave stars.
~ Victor Hugo ~
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
~ Confucius ~
Smile, breathe and go slowly.
~ Thich Nhat Hanh ~
“Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened,
and I will give you rest.”
~ Matthew 11:28 ~