Control

“Peace requires us to surrender our illusions of control.” Jack Kornfield “The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don’t have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how you view it. ~Chris Pine Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is freeContinue reading “Control”

Why Be Normal?

“If you’re always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.” Maya Angelou “There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity. While this may not seem beneficial, it is. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape thatContinue reading “Why Be Normal?”

Patience

“With love and patience, nothing is impossible.” ~ Daisaku Ikeda “How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?” – William Shakespeare “Sometimes heroism is nothing more than patience, curiosity, and a refusal to panic.” – Leif Enger “I am patient with stupidity but not with those whoContinue reading “Patience”

Adversity In Our Lives

“Storms Make Trees Take Deeper Roots” Dolly Parton In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. ~ Lee Iacocca You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcomingContinue reading “Adversity In Our Lives”

Get Real

“Despite my firm convictions, I have always been a man who tries to face facts, and to accept the reality of life as new experience and new knowledge unfolds. I have always kept an open mind, a flexibility that must go hand in hand with every form of the intelligent search for truth.” ~ MalcolmContinue reading “Get Real”

Breathe

“I’m convinced of this: Good done anywhere is good done everywhere. For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they’re stones that don’t matter. As long as you’re breathing, it’s never too late to do some good.” ~ Maya Angelou More on Breathing: “Who will tell whether one happyContinue reading “Breathe”