Angry words hurt and mark people. Even if our parents didn’t really mean it
Too often we superstitious and interpret signs in negative or hostile ways.
Because we don’t believe in ourselves, we tend to think that fate is against us.
How do we connect with other people? Do we rely on conflict, suffering, manipulation, gossip, one-upmanship?
Do we create relationships that can be controlled safely, and then call that “reality”?
Love must be learned, and learned again and again; there is no end to it. Hate needs no instruction, but only waits to provoked. Katherine Anne Poter We often enter into our relationships believing there is one perfect way to act, and if we can
Every forward step we take we leave some phantom of ourselves behind. John Spalding One of my friends told me that every day when he woke up, he said, “okay, God, surprise me.” Although each day brings new challenges, there is one thing it won’t
Feeling is the inner life; expression is the outer life. Alexander Lowen There’s a connection between our ability to feel, our ability to express our feelings, and our ability to let go. There are probably many painful emotions we learned to suppress when were young,
For so must it be, and help me to do my part. At Tibetan master It’s been said that God exists only in the present. That means we must live in the present if we are to find God. In God’s eyes, we are worthy
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Theodore Roosevelt How often we wish we were someone else, living anywhere but here. We fantasize ourselves away from our centers into dreamy worlds of power, gratification, and ease. Frequently, our fantasies take a
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind? Percy Bysshe Shelley We do not need to be afraid of winter. In winter nature lies fallow in preparation for the new year. All life needs rest in order to grow with greater strength, and winter is
It is a true proverb, that if you live with a lame man you will learn to halt. Plutarch Working through the memories of childhood is a task each of us eventually faces. The important is to concentrate on our behavior. We cannot change our
Man thinks of himself as a creator instead of a user, and this delusion is robbing him for the earth. Hele Hoover Sometimes, in our grandiose view of ourselves and our world, we think we have all the time and space we want to do
You are so made that you can only carry the weight of twenty-four hours, no more. If you weigh yourself down with the years behind and the days ahead, you back breaks. God has promised to help with the burdens of the day only. If