Rejoice for your soul is alive Eleonora Duse nature quote Monday Mantra 192 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 192 – Rejoice, for Your Soul is Alive

“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.”  ~ Eleonora Duse This morning was one of those ideal mornings,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 192 – Rejoice, for Your Soul is Alive

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Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Maitri

Maitri means self loving kindness that radiates out to others. Maitri is a Sanskrit word and the Pali version or equivalent is Metta. For a Buddhist maitri is love in it's most authentic and pure form. Maitri is the first of the four sublime states or virtues which are Loving-kindness (maitri or metta), Compassion (karuna),… Continue reading Word Nerd: Maitri

love yourself first and the rest will fall into line Lucille Ball quote Monday Mantra 191 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 191 – Love yourself first and the rest will fall into line

“Love yourself first and the rest will fall into line.” ~ Lucille Ball Another piece of invaluable and divine wisdom, this time from the marvelous Lucille Ball. The entire quote reads... "Love yourself first and the rest will fall into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world." How… Continue reading Monday Mantra 191 – Love yourself first and the rest will fall into line