Category: Awakenings

BE INDEPENDENT

Work out your own salvation.  Do not depend on others.  ~~ Buddha ~ If we want something done right, don’t we usually have to do it ourselves?  Independence is when you don’t need help from others to get things done.  The world can be a difficult…

BEAUTY AROUND US

We don’t see the world as it is, we see the world as we are. People see beauty differently. Colors look brighter to some people, more so than to others. There is beauty all around us. It is in the sky, in the leaves and trees,…

Clock

TIME IS AN ILLUSION?

Don’t say you don’t have enough time.  You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.  ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  ~ Throughout the span of 24 hours, a…

FRIENDSHIPS

The gift of friendship is a willingness to listen, a pair of helping hands and a whisper from the heart.  It lets us feel that someone cares and understands.  If you have a friend you consider to be happy, you are more likely to be happy…

flowers

LOVE NEEDS WATERING

We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.  You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself.  You’ve got to keep watering it.  You’ve got to really look after…

UNIVERSAL RELIGION

Religions in general are simply different paths to an ultimate reality.  The Universal Religion can be visualized as a mountain, with many spiritual paths to the summit.  Some are hard, others are easy.  There is no one correct path.  All paths eventually reach the top.  It…

ACT WITH LOVE

Loving Spirit:  Love, justice, mercy, wholeness, peace and compassion are values we aspire to live daily.  May our focus on these core beliefs guide everything we think, say or do.  We are aware of the effects of our decisions on other people and species.  Thank You…

SPIRITUAL TRUST WITH PRAYER

Be still.  Be still.  Be still.  God in the midst of you is substance. God in the midst of you is love.  God in the midst of you is wisdom.  Let not your thoughts be given to lack, but let wisdom fill them with the substance…

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DOGS GET IT RIGHT

I think we are drawn to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we might be if we weren’t certain we knew better.  They fight for honor at the first challenge, make love with no moral restraint, and they do not for all their marvelous instincts,…

AN INDIVIDUAL

Ego is not Self, it just pretends to be.  Without ego, there’s still someone who likes chocolates or avoids cooked carrots, who cusses up a storm or speaks very gently, still someone who represents a unique snowflake of God’s power operating through one individuated form.      ~…

WHEN THINGS GO WRONG…

Movement and change are the ways of the Universe.  We never want or expect misfortune to come our way. It is much more pleasant to have success, health, good fortune and a fun and interesting life all the time.  Life doesn’t happen that way.  Each negative…

Butterfly dreams

BUTTERFLY DREAMS

Everyone dreams. From the time we are babies until the day we die, our minds constantly produce dreams. They are believed to be the mind’s way to maintain sanity. From early morning until late at night, our mind registers data delivered by our senses. The subconscious…

WALK IN FAITH

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use  ~ Galileo Galilei  ~ The physical senses can’t discern spiritual things. This isn’t speaking only of understanding spiritual truths with our…

Forgiveness

It’s possible to mend our world only by finding the courage to mend ourselves.  ~ Dr. Sonya Friedman  ~ If for no other reason than for yourself, forgive to release yourself from the negative experiences of the past. Take time to meditate, and give thanks for the…

Happy Day

CHANGE YOUR ATTITUDE – BE POSITIVE

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.    ~ Maya Angelou ~ Start by pretending to be happy.  Smile, and smile a lot!  Happiness is something you can fake until you feel more positive.  While making yourself smile should…

Law of Dharma

THE LAW OF DHARMA

According to this law [the law of Dharma], you have a unique talent and a unique way of expressing it.  There is something that you can do better than anyone else in the whole world – and for every unique talent and unique expression of that talent, there are also…

Rainbow

RAIN AND RAINBOWS

Life is like a rainbow.  You need both the sun and the rain to make its colors appear.  Don’t miss all the beautiful colors of the rainbow because you are too busy looking for the pot of gold.  The only way to see a rainbow is…

I’VE LEARNED — ABOUT BITTERNESS

I’ve Learned:  That when you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere. Feelings of bitterness can affect the way a person is with friends and family.  These feelings surface where deep hurt has been caused.  It causes you to put up personal boundaries to prevent you from…

happiness

PEACE IN MY SOUL

Oh my soul, find peace in the stillness. In the dark silhouette of tree on sky, mountain on the fire in the clouds, find the calm you are choking for. Listen now, slow the beat and listen, all things will find their way to you, all…

clown

THE FOOL

Don’t approach a goat from the front, a horse from the back, or a fool from any side.  Every fool can find a greater fool to admire them.  It is a wise man who lives with money in the bank, it is a fool who dies…

PATIENCE IN DAILY LIFE (Video)

Monthly Horoscopes – – Daily Astrology – – If things are not going your way, you must learn to be patient. It’s important to see things and situations in a positive light to make your life less stressful. Patience is a virtue because it requires self-control. It requires…

girl and shoes

THE SHOE DOESN’T FIT – GLORIA STEINEM

If the shoe doesn’t fit, must we change the foot?    ~ Gloria Steinem   ~ You can ask people for advice on what to do and what they did in similar situations like yours.  You can also ask for more practical help. You don´t have to…

HELPING OTHERS

Good work is Good!  Great work is extremely rewarding.  Do great work, have fun and lend a hand along the way.  Do it with fun and style, and you are not a prisoner of your labor, but rather a master of your craft.  If you help…

Happy people

MAKE TODAY A SPECIAL DAY

Remember, as you start this day, and duty crowds your mind, that kindness comes so quickly back, to those who first are kind.  Giving works as surely as reflections in a mirror.  If hate you send, hate you’ll get back, but loving brings love nearer. Let…