A book can teach you, a conversation can assure you, a poem can seduce you, a genius can inspire you but only you can save yourself. Anthony Anaxagorou quote Monday Mantra 78 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 78 – A book can teach you…but only you can save yourself

"A book can teach you, a conversation can assure you, a poem can seduce you, a genius can inspire you but only you can save yourself." ~ Anthony Anaxagorou Inspiration floods this world at every turn and there are so many things that can influence you from the outside, however... "A book can teach you,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 78 – A book can teach you…but only you can save yourself

We live in a World where joy and empathy and pleasure are all around us, there for the noticing Ira Glass quote Monday Mantra 76 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 76 – We live in a World where joy and empathy and pleasure are all around us, there for the noticing

"We live in a World where joy & empathy & pleasure are all around us, there for the noticing. " ~ Ira Glass If you so choose the World holds so much to rejoice and delight in... "We live in a World where joy & empathy & pleasure are all around us, there for the… Continue reading Monday Mantra 76 – We live in a World where joy and empathy and pleasure are all around us, there for the noticing

I still have a long way to go...life wisdom quote Monday Mantra 163 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 163 – I still have a long way to go…

“I still have a long way to go, but I'm already so far from where I used to be, and I'm proud of that.” ~ Unknown This quote has become a mantra of mine as of late as I do my best to breathe through my impatience and the frustrations brought about by things and… Continue reading Monday Mantra 163 – I still have a long way to go…

A serene encounter with reality Thich Nhat Hanh quote Monday Mantra 162 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 162 – A Serene Encounter with Reality

“In mindfulness one is not only restful and happy, but alert and awake. Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Sitting in and with stillness is a gentle gift, one that provides soothing relief from an often to busy world. Meditation and mindfulness provide times of stillness,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 162 – A Serene Encounter with Reality

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Welcome December and a Centering Meditation

Welcome December, the last month of the year. When time seems to wind down and speed up all at the same time. December means sparkles, Yuletide joy and holiday delights all around. It means shopping and baking and mixing and making. It means cold, mucky weather and dark, deepening nights. December is such a merry,… Continue reading Welcome December and a Centering Meditation

True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents. John W. Gardner quote Monday Mantra 87 via lawhimsy
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Monday Mantra 87

"True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents."~ John W. Gardner Happiness, true happiness seems to be the goal and focus of so much of life. Happiness is bandied about as some magical, almost elusive nirvana. A potent elixir and sought after ideal of a dream.  Improving life so it's easier means… Continue reading Monday Mantra 87