Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 105 – To live happily is an inward power of the soul

"To live happily is an inward power of the soul."~ Marcus Aurelius Happiness is a gift and a power... "To live happily is an inward power of the soul." Happiness is bandied about so much that, after awhile, it can almost lose a certain sense of meaning. We all want happiness, we desire to live… Continue reading Monday Mantra 105 – To live happily is an inward power of the soul

Only the ideas we live have any value. Hermann Hesse quote Monday Mantra 101 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 101 – Only the ideas we live have any value.

"Only the ideas we live have any value."~ Hermann Hesse Life is filled with ideas. They flood every bit of our very beings, however... "Only the ideas we live have any value." Ideas are excellent things to have. They are built on inspiration, idealism, and dreams. Ideas are one of the key components of life,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 101 – Only the ideas we live have any value.

I need to be alone for certain periods of time or I violate my own rhythm. Lee Krasner quote Monday Mantra 112 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 112 – I need to be alone for certain periods of time or I violate my own rhythm

"I need to be alone for certain periods of time or I violate my own rhythm."~ Lee Krasner How often do you need a minute to yourself? A moment of quiet to breathe, settle your thoughts and emotions, and get in-touch with yourself? Most people need time like this every single day, and often times… Continue reading Monday Mantra 112 – I need to be alone for certain periods of time or I violate my own rhythm

I shut my eyes in order to see. Paul Gauguin quote Monday Mantra 111 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 111 – I shut my eyes in order to see

"I shut my eyes in order to see."~ Paul Gauguin "I shut my eyes in order to see." ~ You know, Gauguin was on to something that is both simplistic and profound. When you shut your eyes, you tune out all of the excess noise, opinions, notions, and outer influences and you tune into your… Continue reading Monday Mantra 111 – I shut my eyes in order to see

When you live in complete acceptance of what is, that is the end of all drama in your life Eckhart Tolle quote Monday Mantra 110 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 110 – When you live in complete acceptance of what is, that is the end of all drama in your life

"When you live in complete acceptance of what is, that is the end of all drama in your life."~ Eckhart Tolle Following the theme of last week's Monday Mantra (see it here), this week is all about acceptance. Now, acceptance doesn't mean passivity or giving up on yourself or your dreams or goals. Acceptance here… Continue reading Monday Mantra 110 – When you live in complete acceptance of what is, that is the end of all drama in your life

Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. Lao Tzu quote Monday Mantra 109 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 109 – Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like

"Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like."~ Lao Tzu This Monday Mantra is actually the last part of a wonderful Lao Tzu quote (though aren't they all wonderful, see Monday Mantra 66 for example) that goes... "Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow.… Continue reading Monday Mantra 109 – Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like