Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 240 – Let Us Fill Our Hearts With Our Own Compassion

"Let Us Fill Our Hearts With Our Own Compassion" ~ Thich Nhat Hanh There is one sure fire way to ease pain and heal our wounds and the wounds of the world around us... "Let Us Fill Our Hearts With Our Own Compassion" There is so much pain and suffering and hate and ill-ease everywhere… Continue reading Monday Mantra 240 – Let Us Fill Our Hearts With Our Own Compassion

Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Ipseity

Ipseity means selfhood or self identity. Ipseity derives from the Latin ipse (self). Ipseity is the quality and nature of being oneself. It so many words, ipseity is the quintessential element of identity. We each of us posses ipseity and can define and identify our unique individuality by our ipseity. Ipseity means self, identity, nature… Continue reading Word Nerd: Ipseity

my querencia digital art collage by Ella Patrice of LaWhimsy
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Querencia

Querencia means home, a favorite spot. Querencia can also mean the part of a bullring where the bull takes its stand, however I much prefer the metaphysical concept. Querencia derives from the Spanish verb querer (to desire) which derives from the Latin quaerere (seek, gain, obtain). Combined these provide the base for the concept of… Continue reading Word Nerd: Querencia

Your path is beautiful and crooked and just as it should be Monday Mantra 58 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 58 – Your path is beautiful and crooked and just as it should be

"Your path is beautiful and crooked and just as it should be." The road of life is rarely straightforward, and never how we think it should be... "Your path is beautiful and crooked and just as it should be." The road of your life is one filled with so many questions, potholes, dips, curves, wonders,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 58 – Your path is beautiful and crooked and just as it should be

Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 239 – Only a fool believes that hate will conquer hate. Don’t be a fool.

"Only a fool believes that hate will conquer hate. Don't be a fool." Many live unknowingly with hate thinking it may solve and salve their wounds... "Only a fool believes that hate will conquer hate. Don't be a fool." It is a truth that should be universally acknowledged, that two negatives do not make a… Continue reading Monday Mantra 239 – Only a fool believes that hate will conquer hate. Don’t be a fool.

Remember to breathe It is after all the secret of life Gregory Maguire quote Monday Mantra 238 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 238 – Remember to breathe. It is, after all, the secret of life.

"Remember to breathe. It is, after all, the secret of life." ~ Gregory Maguire Your breath is always there, simply waiting for you to return your focus to it... "Remember to breathe. It is, after all, the secret of life." Your breath is a miracle in action. You breathe in and out without even noticing… Continue reading Monday Mantra 238 – Remember to breathe. It is, after all, the secret of life.