Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Ray Bradbury

"We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out."

Monday, September 29, 2008


"When the mind perceives duality, then there is both duality and its counterpart which is unity. When the mind drops the perceptions of duality, there is neither duality nor unity."

Sunday, September 28, 2008

The gesture Namaste represents the belief that there is a Divine spark within each of us that is located in the heart chakra. The gesture is an acknowledgment of the soul in one by the soul in another. "Nama" means bow, "as" means I, and "te" means you. Therefore, Namaste literally means "bow me you" or "I bow to you."

To perform Namaste, we place the hands together at the heart charka, close the eyes, and bow the head. It can also be done by placing the hands together in front of the third eye, bowing the head, and then bringing the hands down to the heart. This is an especially deep form of respect. Although in the West the word "Namaste" is usually spoken in conjunction with the gesture, in India, it is understood that the gesture itself signifies Namaste, and therefore, it is unnecessary to say the word while bowing.

We bring the hands together at the heart chakra to increase the flow of Divine love. Bowing the head and closing the eyes helps the mind surrender to the Divine in the heart. One can do Namaste to oneself as a meditation technique to go deeper inside the heart chakra; when done with someone else, it is also a beautiful, albeit quick, meditation.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Friday, September 26, 2008

Oliver Wendell Holmes

"A mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions."

Thursday, September 25, 2008


"There is no power greater than right action in the present moment."

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

John Lennon

"If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace."

Tuesday, September 23, 2008


"Peace can be reached through meditation on the knowledge which dreams give. Peace can also be reached through concentration upon that which is dearest to the heart."

Monday, September 22, 2008

I Believe...

I Believe...
That just because two people argue, it doesn't mean they don't love each other and just because they don't argue, it doesn't mean they do love each other.
That we don't have to change friends if we understand that friends change
That no matter how good a friend is, they're going to hurt you every once in a while, and you must forgive them for that.
That true friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distance. Same goes for true love.
That you can do something in an instant that will give you heartache for life.
That it's taking me a long time, to become the person I want to be.
That you should always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them.
That you can keep going long after you think you can't.
That we are responsible for what we do no matter how we feel.
That either you control your attitude or it controls you.
That hero’s are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences.
That money is a lousy way of keeping score.
That my best friend and I can do anything or nothing and have the best time
That sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you're down will be the ones to help you get back up.
That sometimes when I'm angry I have the right to be angry but that doesn't give me the right to be cruel.
That maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you've had and what you've learned from them and less to do with how many birthdays you've celebrated.
That it isn't always enough to be forgiven by others sometimes, you have to learn to forgive yourself.
That no matter how bad your heart is broken the world doesn't stop for your grief.
That our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for whom we become.
That you shouldn't be so eager to find out a secret it could change your life forever.
Two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different.
That your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who don't even know you
That even when you think you have no more to give, when a friend cries out to you, you will find the strength to help.
That credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human being.
That the people you care about most in life are taken from you too soon.

Sunday, September 21, 2008


"Better than a thousand hollow words,Is one word that brings peace."

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Pablo Picasso

"Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone."

Friday, September 19, 2008

Sri Swami Sivananda

"Meditation purifies and strengthens your heart. It steadies your nerves. It augments the brain power. It shows you the next step in the spiritual path."

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Marcel Proust

"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. "

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Joseph Addison

"Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. "

Monday, September 15, 2008

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

"When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath."

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Mother Theresa

"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. "

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Thich Nhat Hanh

"Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy."

Friday, September 12, 2008

Mark Twain

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did."

Thursday, September 11, 2008

J. Krishnamurti

"If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation."

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Rabindranath Tagore

"The meaning of our self is not to be found in its separateness from God and others, but in the ceaseless realization of yoga, of union."

Tuesday, September 9, 2008


"The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world."

Monday, September 8, 2008

A.A. Milne

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

Sunday, September 7, 2008

EE Cummings

"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. "

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Kurt Vonnegut

"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be."

Friday, September 5, 2008

Billie Holiday

"We never know what is enough until we know what's more than enough. "

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Rod Stryker

"Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker, and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened, then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion and a genuine desire to serve others."

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Frederick Koenig

"We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have "

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Bob Dylan

Jesus tapped me on the shoulder and said,
"Why are you resisting me?"
I said, " I am not resisting you!"
He said "You gonna follow me?"
I said "I've never thought of that before!"
He said " When your not following me, your resisting me."

Monday, September 1, 2008

Cindy Popp

"Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass...It is about learning to dance in the rain!"