Quotes, Vocations

In Search Of Our True Self …

To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty. To find the best in others; to give one’s self; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a… Continue reading In Search Of Our True Self …

Poems, Quotes, Seasons

Mud and Miracle (A Springtime Meditation) …

in time of daffodils (who know the goal of living is to grow) — e.e. cummings from Selected Poems   Sleeping In The Forest I thought the earth remembered me, she took me back so tenderly, arranging her dark skirts, her pockets full of lichens and seeds. I slept as never before, a stone on… Continue reading Mud and Miracle (A Springtime Meditation) …

Media, Quotes, Vocations

Stay Where You Are …

Stay where you are. Find your own Calcutta. Find the sick, the suffering, and the lonely right there where you are — in your own homes and in your own families, in your workplaces and in your schools. You can find Calcutta all over the world, if you have the eyes to see. Everywhere, wherever… Continue reading Stay Where You Are …

Quotes, Seasons

Springtime In Your Soul …

Spring is a youthful season coming forth in a rush of life and promise, hope and possibility. At the heart of spring, there is a great inner longing when desire and memory stir toward each other. Consequently, springtime in your soul is a wonderful time to undertake some new adventures, some new project, or to… Continue reading Springtime In Your Soul …

Media, Quotes

There Is A Calmness To A Life Lived In Gratitude …

If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is "thank you," that would suffice. —  Meister Eckhart He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. — Epictetus Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has… Continue reading There Is A Calmness To A Life Lived In Gratitude …

Quotes

What Matters …

What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when we bring what is within us out into the world, miracles happen. - Ralph Waldo Emerson To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation… Continue reading What Matters …