Archive for December, 2011

December 31st

December 31, 2011

"We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams." - Albert Einstein

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December 30th

December 30, 2011

"Sometimes me think, 'What is friend-' And then me think, 'Friend is what last chocolate chip cookie is for.'"
-Cookie Monster

December 29th

December 29, 2011

"Don't forget that everything you deal with is only one thing and nothing else. And don't forget the language of omens. And , above all, don't forget to follow your destiny through to its conclusion" - Paulo Coelho The Alchemist

December 28th

December 28, 2011

" I think it pisses God off if you walk by the colour purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it"
- Alice Walker

December 27th

December 27, 2011

"All the worlds a stage, and all the men and women merely players- they have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts."
- Shakespeare

December 26th

December 26, 2011

Again and again I therefore admonish my students in Europe and America: Don't aim at success -- the more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side effect of one's personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself or as the by-product of one's surrender to a person other than oneself. Happiness must happen, and the same holds for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it. I want you to listen to what your conscience commands you to do and go on to carry it out to the best of your knowledge. Then you will live to see that in the long-run -- in the long-run, I say! -- success will follow you precisely because you had forgotten to think about it. Viktor Frankl

December 25th

December 25, 2011

I'm sorry, please forgive me, thank you, I love you.
- The Ho'ponopono, a Traditional Hawaain mantra of reconcilliation and forgiveness.

December 24th

December 24, 2011

“I’ll show you how it’s enough. Go up on the roof at night in this city of the soul. let everyone climb on their roofs and sing their notes! Sing loud!” – Rumi

December 23rd

December 23, 2011

"A mate can do no wrong"
- Henry Lawson

December 22nd

December 22, 2011

Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick.”Gwyneth Paltrow

December 21

December 21, 2011

"Sorrows and wounds are healed when we touch them with compassion."
- Buddha

December 20th

December 20, 2011

“Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.” - George Bernard Shaw

December 19th

December 19, 2011

"A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

December 18th

December 18, 2011

"Did you think I would leave you crying -When there's room on my horse for two -Climb up here Jack and don't be crying -I can go just as fast with two."
- Lyricist Edward Madden

December 17th

December 17, 2011

"It is right in the midst of life that we have to develop and express all that is beautiful and perfect and divine in our souls" - Pir-O-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan

December 16th

December 16, 2011

"One is only poor if they choose to be. Now I know we had no money, but i was rich as I could be, in my coat of many colours, my mama made for me."
- Dolly Parton.

December 15th

December 15, 2011

"Every moment is a golden one for the one who has the vision to recognize it as such.” - Henry Miller

December 14th

December 14, 2011

"The most wasted day is that in which we have not laughed."
-Nicholas de Chamfort.

December 13th

December 13, 2011

"Landscapes have a language of their own, expressing the soul of the things, lofty or humble which constitute them - from the mighty peaks to the smallest of the tiny flowers hidden in the meadow grass." - Alexandra David-Neel

December 12th

December 12, 2011

"The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender." - William Booth.

December 11th

December 11, 2011

“Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life”
- Chamfort

December 10th

December 10, 2011

"Gate, Gate Paragate Parasamgate Bohdi Svahi / Gone, gone, all the way gone to the other shore. Hot Damn" - Brad Warner translation of the Heart Sutra

December 9th

December 9, 2011

"Beyond the concepts of right and wrong there is a field. I will meet you there."
- Rumi

December 8th

December 8, 2011

“A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” - Bob Dylan

December 7th

December 7, 2011

The water does not merely purify his limbs, but it purifies his heart; for it touches his soul. The earth does not merely hold his body, but it gladdens his mind, for its contact is more than physical contact - it is living presence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

December 6th

December 6, 2011

This is a youtube video sampler of Poetic Universe Prayer Wheel app for iPhone - 365 photographs from journeys across Tibet that spin out of a unique digital Tibetan prayer wheel.

December 6th

December 6, 2011

“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home." - Matsuo Basho

December 5th

December 5, 2011

"Identity would seem to be the garment with which one covers the nakedness of the self: in which case, it is best that the garment be loose, a little like the robes of the desert, through which one's nakedness can always be felt, and, sometimes, discerned. This trust in one's nakedness is all that gives one the power to change one's robes." -James Baldwin

December 4th

December 4, 2011

Advice is like snow - the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.-Samuel Taylor Coleridge

December 3rd

December 3, 2011

"Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering." - A. A. Milne

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December 2nd

December 2, 2011
“Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it's at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand- The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others. - Audrey Hepburn

“Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it's at the end of your arm. As you get older, remember you have another hand- the first is to help yourself, the second is to help others. -
Audrey Hepburn


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