Musings

Buddha’s Teachings

Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. ~ Buddha I am starting my new year out with this in mind…..I will no longer hold in anger, nor will I avoid it.  Anger can be a powerful tool […]

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Anonymous Quote

I am not sure who to credit with this – but I think it about sums up the concept of why non-attachment can be beneficial in our daily lives…. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which […]

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Fail. Forward. Faster.

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just […]

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Bill Bailey Quote

“I am a vegetarian. I’m not strict. I eat fish. And duck, but they’re nearly fish, aren’t they?… And pigs, cows, sheep, anything that lives near water. I’m like a postmodern vegetarian. I eat meat ironically.” When people ask my food preference, I will tell them that I am a Postmodern-Ahimsist….doesn’t that sound fancy?!

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Benjamin Zander Quote

“One of the characteristics of a leader is that he not doubt for one moment the capacity of the people he’s leading to realize whatever he’s dreaming.” – Benjamin Zander I thought I would share this from the TED Talk he gave some years back.  I recently discovered it again as I viewed the video […]

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Wayne Dyer ROCKS

“All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you.” OMG – sooooo true! I love Wayne Dyer! And do you know what else? I think that blaming someone else creates a block that prevents us […]

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From a Friend

“We need to teach our daughters to distinguish between a man who flatters her – and a man who compliments her. A man who spends money on her – and a man who invests in her. A man who views her as property – and a man who views her properly. A man who lusts […]

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