MOTHER TERESA'S ANYWAY POEM
People are often unreasonable, illogical and self centered;
Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives;
Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies;
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
Be honest and frank anyway.
I-CHING: 23/ SPLITTING APART
[The Tao tradition teaches judicious use of ENERGY -- has no dogma or doctrines -- just learning how to use energy intelligently: timing and pacing. ~ES]
All is not what it seems.
Sometimes, reality is like a hall of mirrors.
Intrigues multiply like summer flies, and there are signs of discontent all around.
BEING ALONE -
A Relationship with Self
~by Madisyn Taylor
By allowing ourselves to be comfortable with being alone, we can become the people with whom we want to have a relationship.
The most important relationship we have in our lives is with our selves. And even though we are the only ones who are present at every moment of our lives—
LIVING FULL - LIVING TRUE:
THE AUTHENTIC LIFE
~ by Suzanne Zoglio, Ph.D.
"Once you are clear about what resonates for you and you align your outer behavior with that inner truth, you life will flow in a direction that is exquisitely meaningful." ~ Suzanne Zoglio
===>[Am reposting this piece by Debbie Ford RE acknowledging and embracing our SHADOW because SATURN [Mr. Reality Check - asks "What is real and true in this situation or relationship?"] turned retrograde yesterday [Feb. 18] and will remain so for 5 months in Scorpio-- until July 7, 2013. Scorpio is ruled by PLUTO [deep-cleaning Mr.
SEEING THROUGH THE ILLUSION; HOW YOUR PERCEPTION OF THE WORLD IS A MIRROR OF YOURSELF
~by Truth/admin, The Healers Journal
HJ: Until we learn to see the fundamental essence of ourselves and the world around us, we are engaged in the act of the projection of our thoughts and beliefs -- our perceptions -- out into the world.
SEVEN HABITS FOR EFFECTIVE SPIRITUAL CULTIVATION
~ Dylan Charles, Editor
Waking Times - February 15, 2013
Spiritual cultivation is our responsibility and gift as human beings. At it’s core it means that we live properly, in harmony with nature and with principles that support life.
Let yourself be silently drawn
by the stronger pull
of what you really LOVE.
There's a worm addicted to eating grape leaves.
Suddenly, he wakes up, whatever,
and he's no longer a worm.
He's the entire vineyard,
and the orchard too,
the fruit, the trunks,
a growing wisdom and joy
that doesn't need