For Your Consideration
March 9, 2012
When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you. The Tao
March 6, 2012
The more we want something the more illusive it is!
The Japanese Zen Master Bankei said, “The farther you enter into the truth the deeper it is.”
February 1, 2009
To hold, you must first open your hand and let go. Tao De Ching
January 30, 2009
The leader has to be practical and a realist, yet must talk the language of the visionary and the idealist. ~ Eric Hoffer
January 29, 2009
True words aren’t eloquent, eloquent words aren’t true. Wise men don’t need to prove their point, men who need to prove their point aren’t wise – Tao Te Ching
January 9, 2009
“”Imagination is everything. It is the preview
of life’s coming attractions.” Albert Einstein
December 30, 2008
“What was once impossible now summons us to dismantle the walls between ourselves and our sisters and brothers, to dissolve the distinctions between flesh and spirit, to transcend the present limits of time and matter, to find, at last, not wealth or power but the ecstasy (so long forgotten) of commonplace, unconditional being. For the atom’s soul is nothing but energy. Spirit blazes in the dullest of clay. The life of every woman or man-the heart of it-is pure and holy joy.” George Leonard
December 27, 2008
Awakening the fire within
Follow your heart
Nurture your soul
December 23, 2008
“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls” – Joseph Campbell
December 18, 2008
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. Thomas Edison
Rather than look at something that doesn’t work out as a failure
I can look at it as a message about what not to do again.
December 15, 2008
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. – Erich Fromm
The fear of death arises as I let go of all that I have known
to grasp that which I am truly seeking – Thomas White
December 12, 2008
It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things. Henry David Thourea
If you are afraid do not let fear guide your actions. For wisdom can never be felt through the veil of fear. – Thomas White
December 11, 2008
We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are. Anaïs Nin
Consider what you believe that may not be true. Consider how this cloudiness affects your choices.
December 10, 2008
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value. ~Albert Einstein
December 9, 2008
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. ~ Abraham Lincoln
December 8, 2008
“A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.” Mohandas Gandhi
December 6, 2008
I slept and dreamt that life is joy.
I awoke and saw that life is service.
I acted and behold, service is joy!
December 5, 2008
“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.”” Confucius
December 4, 2008
“Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.” Benjamin Disraeli
December 3, 2008
“It doesn’t take many words to speak the truth” Chief Joseph (Nez Perce)
When you speak today, what can you say more simply so that others can understand you?
December 2, 2008
“In times like these men should utter nothing for which they would not be willingly responsible through time and in eternity.”
Is there anything you are saying or doing today that you wouldn’t want others to know the truth about?
December 1, 2008
“Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.” – Shaqullie O’Neal
What are practicing today to attain excellence?
November 30, 2008
The things that will destroy us are: politics without principle; pleasure without conscience; wealth without work; knowledge without character; business without morality; science without humanity; and worship without sacrifice.Mahatma Gandhi
November 27, 2008
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. Abraham Lincoln
November 25, 2008
Man is what he believes. – Anton Chekhov
November 24, 2008
“You can’t cross a sea by merely staring into the water.” – Rabindranath Tagore
November 23, 2008
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieve. – William Jennings Bryan
November 21, 2008
A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘Yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble. – Mohandas Gandhi
November 20, 2008
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
November 19, 2008
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. Martin Luther King, Jr.
November 18, 2008
Some men see things as they are and say, “Why?” I dream of things that never were and say, “Why not?” George Bernard Shaw
November 17, 2008
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man. ~William Shakespeare, Hamlet
November 16, 2008
“Knowledge was inherent in all things. The world was library…Chief Luther Standing Bear
November 15, 2008
“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie – deliberate, contrived and dishonest – but the myth – persistent, persuasive and unrealistic” – John Fitzgerald Kennedy
November 14, 2008
It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err. Mahatma Gandhi
November 13, 2008
In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends. – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
November 12, 2008
Simplicity, Patience, Compassion: These three are your greatest treasures – Tao Te Ching