Monday, August 31, 2009


How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong.
Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

Saturday, August 29, 2009

The Miracle is....

The miracle is not to fly in the air,
or to walk on the water,
but to walk on the earth.

Chinese Proverb

Thursday, August 27, 2009

When I dare....

When I dare to be powerful -- to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
Andrea Lorde

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Force

Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together.

Sunday, August 23, 2009


We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us through that darkness to a safe and sane future.
John F. Kennedy

picture found here

Friday, August 21, 2009

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Stained Glass Windows

People are like stained-glass windows.
They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in,
their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

picture found here

Monday, August 17, 2009


Do not weep;
do not wax indignant.

Baruch Spinoza

Saturday, August 15, 2009


Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.
Joseph Campbell

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Outer Value

We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about.
Joseph Campbell

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The Big Question

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
Joseph Campbell

Sunday, August 9, 2009

One Thing

Jack Palance: "Do you know what the secret of life is? One thing. Just one thing. You stick to that and everything else don't mean shit."

Billy Crystal: "Yeah, but what's that one thing?"

Jack Palance: "That's what you've got to figure out."

~From the movie City Slickers

Friday, August 7, 2009

Just Living.....

Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
Hans Christian Anderson

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


written by Shel Silverstien

Saturday, August 1, 2009


“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”

Picture is "Peace Within the Storm" by Renee Cooke