When I look at a patch of dandelions, I see a bunch of ….
I have thrown from me the whirling dance of mind
And stand now in the spirit’s silence free,
Timeless and deathless beyond creature-kind,
The centre of my own eternity.
For the moon and the stars and deep rolling sea
For beauties of nature, where e’er they may be…
For the handclasp of friends, so firm and so true
Gushing from the mouths of stone men To spread at ease under the sky In granite-lipped basins,
Where iris dabble their feet
Why did you come here? ‘ I asked the daisy
As I lay on the grass feeling dreamy and lazy.
The answer just appeared in my mind
‘I came to add to the beauty you’d find.’
Alone yet never quite alone
I face an empty chair
But sometimes in the silence I imagine you are there
Tom told his dog called Tim to beg, And up at once he sat, His two clear amber eyes fixed fast,
Do not run through life so fast that you forget not only where you have been, but also where you are going. Life is not a race, but a journey to be savored each step of the way.
The story is abut a little wave, bobbing along in the ocean, having a grand old time.
You cannot always control your circumstances. But you can control your own thoughts. Either good or bad, your thinking can makes it so.
“Is the journey so important
Or the getting there?”
Once upon a time, a young wife named Yun Ok was at her wit’s end. Her husband had always been a tender and loving soulmate before he had left for the wars but
As Gandhi stepped aboard a train one day, one of his shoes slipped off and landed on the track.
Such glorious faith as fills your limpid eyes,
Dear little friend of mine, I never knew.
All-innocent are you, and yet all-wise.
Every leaf of the tree becomes a page of the book, once the heart is opened and it has learnt to read.
“You don’t have a Soul.
You ARE a Soul.. You have a body.” C. S. Lewis
I HOLD the finest picture-books
Are woods an’ fields an’ runnin’ brooks;
An’ when the month o’ May has done
Her paintin’, an’ the mornin’ sun
Sing a cheerful tune
Be full of life
Learn to adapt
One quote for today: I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant and kindness from the unkind. I should not be ungrateful to those teachers. Kahlil Gibran
Live in Joy, In love,
Even among those who hate.
to find the air and the water exhilarating;
to be refreshed by a morning walk
or an evening saunter;
I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree.
The EGO is the image we have of ourselves, body-mind self, our social mask, the face we put on for the world.
A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. ..Albert Einstein
A friend is one who takes your hand
And talks a speech you understand
If we can show one troubled heart the gain,
That lies always in loss,
The Light of God surrounds me.
The Love of God enfolds me.
The Power of God protects me.
In love, nothing exists between heart and heart. Speech is born out of longing,
A father sees his son nearing manhood.
What shall he tell that son?
“A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.”
I pray you, Sadness, leave me soon,
In sweet invention thou art poor!
Thy sister, Joy can make ten songs
While thou art making four.
Is anybody happier because you passed his way?
Does anyone remember that you spoke to him today?
April came, all
filled with yellow flowers.
Where gleamed the lilac-tinted Easter lily
Soft-scented in the air for yards around;
In how many hours you have in a day, do you give, even a smile, even a handshake, even a word of encouragement!
The Hand that rules the universe
with gentleness and power – And may this Easter grandeur
A farmer got so old that he couldn’t work the fields anymore. So he would spend the day just sitting on the porch. His son, still working the farm, would look up from time to time and see his father sitting there.
Whenever there is a gap in your life, fill it with love.
Here are some ideas on how to get inspired during this beautiful time:
Tomorrow’s in our hands now
Find the words that matter
Say them out loud
And make it better somehow
You embrace with your tenderness all that exists. Pour out upon us the power of your love, that we may protect life and beauty. Fill us with peace, that we may live as brothers and sisters,
The secret is within you.
Search within you for the solution of all problems
I am not I.
I am this one
walking beside me whom I do not see,
Usui Sensei taught five simple principles to support Reiki healing
Give yourself a gift of five minutes of contemplation in awe of everything you see around you.
This quiet dust was gentlemen and ladies
And lads and girls;
Was laughter and ability and sighing,
Happy are you if you can appreciate a smile and forget a frown;
you will walk on the sunny side of the street.
We are the sons of Sorrow; we are the poets
And the prophets and the musicians.
O birds, your perfect virtues bring,
Your song, your forms, your rhythmic flight,
Your manners for your heart’s delight,
It’s not so much what your say
As the manner in which you say it;
It’s not so much the language you use
As the tone in which you convey it;
After years of searching, the seeker was told to go to a cave, in which he would find …
Pleasures wag on in thy tail —
Hands of gentle motion fail
Nevermore, to pat thee!
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger,
too strong for fear
and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.
Let the tears that you shed fall sweet, my love
For the pain goes and rainbows come without warning