Q u o t e s

There is no greatness where there is not simplicity.

~ Leo Tolstoy

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When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel.

Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link
and get free.

~ Catherine Ponder

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You are 'there', I 'here'. Worlds separate us, Death's angels, the void of space...

Yet I say your name, and waves of Light Wash to me silently from your Heart.

~ Jalal-ud-Din Rumi

water dam

Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless - like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup, you put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, you put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.

~ Bruce Lee

Love came and emptied me of self, every vein and every pore, made into a container to be filled by the Beloved. Of me, only a name is left, the rest is You my Friend, my Beloved.

~ Abu-Said Abil-Kheir

red gate

It is so easy for us to dream or wish for things, but it takes sacred, dedicated action to bring them into reality.

~ HeatherAsh Amara

pale roses

Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.

~Jean de Boufflers

bamboo niche

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.

~Carl Jung

cloud rays

Releasing the obsolete will get you unstuck - by opening up space for something new. It creates the energy, space to think, and time to figure out what's next.

~ Julie Morgenstern


What are you resisting? What are you fighting or avoiding? Would it be so bad to simply let it unfold?

~ Ralph Marston


You are what you are, not what you think you are.

~ Ivan M. Granger

white dress in fountain

Being one with life is being one with Now. You then realize that you don't live your life, but life lives you. Life is the dancer, and you are the dance.

~ Eckhart Tolle

heart on plate

If love is in our heart, every thought, word, and deed can bring about a miracle.

~ Thich Nhat Hahn

crawling baby

You are here to enjoy your life, not repair it.

~ Alan Cohen

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

~ Oscar Wilde

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... my soul remains quiet; it lives in the other world which no one owns.

~ Li Po

Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into.

- Wayne Dyer


It's never too late - in fiction or in life - to revise.

~ Nancy Thayer

Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.
~Mark Twain

boarded window

The awakened heart is the true church.

~ Ivan M. Granger

ballet slippers

Ask for peace first, and you will clearly see your next step.

~ Alan Cohen

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

~ Winston Churchill


Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.

How do you know this is the experience you need?

Because this is the experience you are having at the moment.

~ Eckhart Tolle

blue bank

You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it's all right.

~ Maya Angelou

little flowers

There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon.

~ Basho

white flowers

Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul.

~ The Koran

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Your future is not a result of random decisions made. Your future is a specific place that is created first in your mind and then it is created in your actions. The future is not where you go. Your future is the place you create.

~ Darryl L. Mobley

First there must be order and harmony in your own mind. Then this order will spread to your family, then to the community, and finally to your entire kingdom. Only then can you havc peace and harmony.

~ Confucius

cactus If you want peace of mind, do not find fault with others.

~ Sri Sarada Devi

yellow-green leaves

This is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight to help you to determine what is best.

~ Philippians 1:9-10

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.

~ Henry Miller

pink rose buds

We need Joy as we need air. We need Love as we need water. We need each other as we need the earth we share.

~ Maya Angelou

There are three words that convey the secret of the art of living, the secret of all success and happiness:

One With Life.

~ Eckhart Tolle

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The struggle ends when the gratitude begins.

~ Neale Donald Walsch

From the center of my life there came
a great fountain ...

~ Louise Gluck

birds in sky

We are just going to take this bird by bird.

~ Anne Lamott

Desire is the spark that ignites the flame of your soul and illuminates your innate creativity, imagination and vision.

~ Debbie Ford

baskets We can only be

said to be alive

in those moments

when our hearts

are conscious of

our treasures.

~ Thornton Wilder