Archive for June, 2011

June 30th

June 30, 2011

"Humor is a reminder that no matter how high the throne one sits on, one sits on one's bottom." - Taki

June 29th

June 29, 2011

If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.” Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama

June 28th

June 28, 2011

“You will begin to touch heaven, Jonathan, in the moment that you touch perfect speed. And that isn’t flying a thousand miles an hour, or a million, or flying at the speed of light. Because any number is a limit, and perfection doesn’t have limits. Perfect speed, my son, is being there.” - Richard Bach (Jonathon Livingston Seagull)

June 27th

June 27, 2011

The only question in life is whether or not you are going to answer a hearty 'YES!' to your adventure. Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

June 26th

June 26, 2011

Before the mountain and by grace of nature I was allowed to realize "Oh! I am only a child!" Tendered by spruce and birds I saw without my usual defenses and endless thinking I know anything or everything coming between me and creation. - Myochi Roko Sherry Chayat, 1990 Butsumon - The Gate of the Buddha

June 25th

June 25, 2011

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” Dalai Lama

June 24th

June 24, 2011

“It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.” Dale Carnegie

June 22nd

June 22, 2011

“Patience and shuffle the cards.” - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

June 21st

June 21, 2011

In a profound sense every man has two halves to his being; he is not one person so much as two persons trying to act in unison. I believe that in the heart of each human being there is something which I can only describe as a "child of darkness" who is equal and complementary to the more obvious "child of light." ~Laurens van der Post

June 20th

June 20, 2011

I am everybody and every time, I always call myself by your name. Pablo Neruda

June 19th

June 19, 2011

“Said the river to the seeker, “Does one really have to fret about enlightenment? No matter which way I turn, I’m homeward bound.” Anthoney De Mello

June 18th

June 18, 2011

“Calm in quietude is not real calm. When you can be calm in the midst of activity, this is the true state of nature. Happiness in comfort is not real happiness. When you can be happy in the midst of hardship, then you see the true potential of the mind.” Huanchu Daoren

17th June

June 17, 2011

“I admit it's tempting to wish for the perfect boss - the perfect parent - or the perfect outfit. But maybe the best any of us can do is not quit, play the hand we've been dealt, and accessorize what we've got.--Carrie (Sex & the City)”

June 16th

June 16, 2011

“To see things in the seed, that is genius.”- Lao Tzu

June 15th

June 15, 2011

Generosity brings happiness at every stage of its expression. We experience joy in forming the intention to be generous. We experience joy in the actual act of giving something. And we experience joy in remembering the fact that we have given.

June 14th

June 14, 2011

Winter came down to our home one night-Quietly pirouetting in on silvery-toed slippers of snow,-And we, we were children once again.-~Bill Morgan, Jr.

June 13th

June 13, 2011

“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” Paulo Coelho

June 12th

June 12, 2011

"As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life." - Buddha

June 11th

June 11, 2011

"The longer I live the greater is my respect -for manure in all its forms." - Elizabeth von Arnim

June 10th

June 10, 2011

"Judge Roy: The trick to a one-horse town? Being the horse."- The bank Shot Job

June 9th

June 9, 2011

Athos: To die among friends. Can a man ask more? Can the world offer less? Who wants to live 'till the last bottle is empty? It's all-for one, d'Artagnan, and one for all. - The three Muskateers

June 8th

June 8, 2011

"As one lamp serves to dispel a thousand years of darkness, so one flash of wisdom destroys ten thousand years of ignorance." - Hui Neng

June 7th

June 7, 2011

"Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize- a blue sky, white clouds, green grass, the black curious eyes of a child - our own two eyes. All is a miracle." All is a miracle." - Thich Nhat Hanh

June 6th

June 6, 2011

"Well, time to hit the hay... oh I forgot, I ate it!"- Mr Ed

June 5th

June 5, 2011

It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer. ~Albert Einstein

June 4th

June 4, 2011

“The true harvest of my life is intangible - a little star dust caught, a portion of the rainbow I have clutched”- Henry David Thoreau

June 3rd

June 3, 2011

"Do not speak- unless it improves on silence." - Buddhist saying

June 2nd

June 2, 2011

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy” - Thich Nhat Hanh

June 1st

June 1, 2011

“'Supposing a tree fell down, Pooh, when we were underneath it?' 'Supposing it didn't,' said Pooh. After careful thought Piglet was comforted by this.” A. A. Milne

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