"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
"A strong spirit transcends rules."~ Prince A strong spirit transcends more than rules, a strong spirit transcends all limits and shines out in a glorious, unique, and lovely way. As the creative world suffers yet another loss of a spirit who transcended the 'standard' in Prince, I find myself seeking out and appreciating the gifts… Continue reading Monday Mantra 108 – A strong spirit transcends rules
"It’s not where you take things from ~ it’s where you take them to."~ Jean-Luc Godard Nothing is original - it's all been done before. How many times have you heard this bandied about? I mean, certainly it's true - nothing is original, in so much that every idea has a universal existence that precedes… Continue reading Monday Mantra 107 – It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to.
"Oh what we could be if we stopped carrying the remains of who we were."~ Taylor Knott Gregson Everything changes, even You. Yes, every cell, every molecule of your being is in constant change. So why then do so many of us carry around the past, the remains of who we were? Why do we… Continue reading Monday Mantra 106 – Oh what we could be if we stopped carrying the remains of who we were
"To live happily is an inward power of the soul."~ Marcus Aurelius 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 happy lives, dream happy dreams, be happy people. What, however, and just where is this seemingly elusive… Continue reading Monday Mantra 105 – To live happily is an inward power of the soul
"Embrace the glorious mess that you are."~ Elizabeth Gilbert Life is a chaotic, wild, messy jungle of a journey, and you, my dear, are every bit as gloriously and incandescently messy. "Embrace the glorious mess that you are." The more you open up and joyously embrace the wild, untamed, topsy-turvy parts of yourself, the more… Continue reading Monday Mantra 104 – Embrace the glorious mess that you are.