Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Knowing that death is inevitable,

In being with dying, we arrive at a natural crucible of what it means to love and be loved. And we can ask ourselves this: Knowing that death is inevitable, what is most precious today?
Roshi Joan Halifax (gratefulness.org)


Thursday, January 24, 2019

Peace is not merely a distant goal, but...

Peace lovers must learn how to...

There is no way to peace.;

There is no way to peace.
Peace is the way.
A.J. Muste(gratefulness.org)
There is no peace without justice too.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

No person is your friend

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Alice Walker (gratefulness.org)

Despite detesting 45 & complicit GOP,

Despite detesting 45 & complicit GOP, can one remain happy, and not develop an hatred for humanity? "Contempt for happiness is usually contempt for other people's happiness, and is an elegant disguise for hatred of the human race." Bertrand Russellfeeling curious.

  • Lillian Marcella Kocher Happiness joy and being alive is the core of my being I have discovered. I am happy. I could be happier. Or not. It's on a continuum not either or. This is been my recent discovery for myself. My core is not sadness or anger as I once thought. When I dug a little deeper and went a little earlier even back to conception I was happy to be alive. I still am I love life and I love my life I'm very lucky and very blessed. 

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Sometimes, despite your fine command of langiuage...

Drawing on my fine command of the language, I said nothing.
Robert Benchley(gratefulness.org)

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The more light you allow within you,

The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.
Shakti Gawain(gratefulness.org)

How does one communicate from the "gut":?

"Gut politician" - the problem, the only communication from the gut is

You too can fly.

You too can fly.  But that cocoon must go!

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Powerful thoughts...

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
Peace Pilgrim (gratefulness.org)

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Blemishes in our personality into...

The same pain that can blemish our personality can act as a creative force, burnishing it into an object of delight.
Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan(gratefulness.org)

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Border Wall: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Resolve to keep happy,

Your success and happiness lie in you....Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Helen Keller(Gratefulness.org)

Friday, January 4, 2019

There is no enlightenment

There is no enlightenment outside of daily life.
Thich Nhat Hanh