"We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same." ~ Carlos Castaneda If you really think about it, effort is effort, whether it is good or bad, positive or negative. It's simply a truth. Since this is the case, doesn't it make sense to put effort towards… Continue reading Monday Mantra 141 – We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.
"Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey and enjoy every idle hour."~ John Boswell This week marks the start of Winter (in the Western Hemisphere) with the Winter Solstice on the 21st. That said, Winter has already made it's self known in the ice of the air,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 140 – Winter a lingering season is a time to gather golden moments…
"What seems like an end is often a beginning."~ Unknown And so the year is coming to an end, wrapping itself up with a strange sort of rambly, yet all-together too fast sort of energy. The week between Christmas and New Years is often an odd-ball sort of one, almost out-of-time in it's wacky, not… Continue reading Monday Mantra 91
"Don't think the garden loses its ecstasy in winter. It's quiet, but the roots are down there riotous."~ Rumi Winter may seem a barren season, filled with cold landscapes and icy air, yet it is also a season of inner warmth and soul seeking. Just as the garden may seem dead and still to the… Continue reading Monday Mantra 90
"No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again."~ Buddha Life can be a struggle and there are times when you seem to be caught in an endless cycle of difficult troubles. These times can be self-caused, created by outside forces, or who knows what. And they just seem to keep going, getting… Continue reading Monday Mantra 89
"In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy."~ William Blake Winter is almost here in the Northern Hemisphere, creeping in with it's frosty mornings and sharp, icy winds. The harvest is winding down, with it's bounty gathered and stored. The trees are almost bare, their dark silhouettes looking so stark against the watery… Continue reading Monday Mantra 88 – In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy