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  I don't know if it's true or not, but it makes a great story.       Do you remember Kilroy?   This is interesting ... I too have often wondered about Kilroy ...... now I know.   Great piece of history. Anyone born in the mid thirties knew Kilroy.  We didn't know why but we had lapel pins with h...
    If we would only give, just once, the same amount of reflection to what we want to get out of life that we give to the question of what to do with a two weeks' vacation, we would be startled at our false standards and the aimless procession of our busy days.  ~Dorothy Canfield Fisher it never...
   happiness is...............    I believe that the very purpose of life is to be happy. From the very core of our being, we desire contentment. In my own limited experience I have found that the more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a ...
    William E. Gladstone: We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace. power and love, interesting in their juxaposition.  interesting in their part in the eternal struggles of mankind. relationships are formed...
    "When despair for the world grows in me, and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be -- I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax...
the lesson of the water    people have asked me how to become resistant to the dark.  how do you let bad things that happen flow through you without affecting you ? how do you deal with  your anger, frustration or unhappiness?  picture a single pebble.  being tossed by the wind with some force an...
      Knock on the sky and listen to the sound.   ~Zen Saying take the sky's song, let it fill your heart, feed your soul, empower your mind and guide your will to make today the first in a lifetime. the beginning of a new path to a future forged by your determination to share the light that is y...
    As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.   ~Henry David Thoreau, "Economy," Walden, 1854 we must value every minute we have and share our personal best each day with each person we meet.  this doesn't necessarily mean that we need to be constantly in a state of motion, filling eac...
    Correcting oneself is correcting the whole world. The sun is simply bright. It does not correct anyone. Because it shines, the whole world is full of light. Transforming yourself is a means of giving light to the whole world. ~ Ramana Maharishi sometimes there is nothing left to add.   i trul...
     A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure.   ~Lee Segall now that we're all licking our wounds and looking at the great gobs o cash that was ours once upon a time BEFORE tax day, maybe we should look closely at how we spend and what we don't save....

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