Worry does not create a more positive tomorrow. It simply guarantees a more negative today.
If you are not big enough to withstand criticism then you are far too small for praise.
Sometimes we have to wait for good things to happen. Sometimes we have to MAKE good things happen.
Imagine how different life could be if we focused as much attention on the positives as we do upon the negatives.
It takes a lot of friction and compression to create a perfect diamond…the same goes for relationships.
Belief is very powerful, it masks the plainest of facts, prevents any hope of reason; belief demands the denial of experience and observation.
No one has a corner market on suffering.
Never confuse activity with productivity. Sometimes activity is simply avoidance cloaked in motion!
Never confuse inactivity with laziness. Sometimes the most profound thoughts arise from moments of stillness.
There is no time limit on grief.
Sex is healthy, good and sacred. But never confuse intensity with intimacy.
Be Bold! Providence loves boldness.
Gentleness is strength wrapped up in sensitivity.
Learn how to distinguish the malignant from the benign, especially when both come in human form!
Prayer is when we talk to God. Meditation is when we listen to God.
Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.
“Truth is like the sun; you can shut it out for a moment, but it ain’t goin’ away.” Dr. Tom from Being Erica
“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” Winston Churchill
Never look down on anyone, unless you are helping them up.
Whatever you do, don’t turn around!
Death is inevitable.
Change is inevitable.
Growth is optional.
Create change in your life….have a bath!
Your intuition is no secret.
Your wisdom can be life changing.
Use your mouth and your ears in direct proportion to how many of each are on your body.
Know that someone is always watching you…don’t let them down.
Nature can be chaotic. That is all part of the Divine Plan!
Every day tell someone you love them…and mean it.
When you say that you are sorry, mean it.
When you are making up for a mistake, do so enthusiastically.
Take time to be with your children. They will not always be available to you once they are grown.
Love with all your heart.
Live with all your life force.
Allow yourself to achieve great things.
Holding yourself back from your own greatness does no one any good.
Begin today what you have always wanted to do.
A small first step is vastly larger than no step at all.
Do not allow your fear of making a mistake hold you back from attempting great things.
When you attempt to grab a floating piece of lint, it will elude you. If you allow it to come to you with open palm, it will surely find its way.
Always appreciate the aroma of fresh baked cookies.
You know you have done great parenting when your child will stick up for a friend in their absence.
You know that you have been parented well when your moral compass becomes a barometer for correct behavior.
Take time to meditate every day, even if your meditation is simply enjoying your cup of coffee in your back yard.
Chose your words wisely, share them eloquently, and allow them to inspire others.
When someone compliments you, the proper response from you is, “Thank you.”
Be bold. Providence loves boldness!
Dance! Sing! Laugh! Love!
The smallest peas in the pod are the juiciest!
Never mow the lawn or vacuum the rug in the dark.
Never enter your teenager’s bedroom without knocking first.
Give your children as much respect as you demand from them.
Those with regret look back, those with fear look around, those with faith look up, those with trust look forward.
When you least expect it, the Universe provides.
Never limit what the Universe can do for you by holding on to your expectations.
Every now and then, rub a Buddha’s belly!
Good teachers instruct. Great teachers inspire.
The world itself is a classroom.
Remove the headphones and listen.
Tune in, don’t tune out.
Smile at a stranger today. They may not be as strange as you think.
Knowing now what I should have known then is called “experience”.
Treat your friends as though they are precious gemstones.
Allow your neighbor his privacy.
Sitting quietly, listening to the birds sing, we can hear the voice of the Goddess.
At dusk and at dawn the fairies can be found.
There is no time limit or quantity quota on compassion.
Compassion is the Highest form of Love.
Between you and I are JKLMNOPQRS and T.
Find a penny, pick it up and for the rest of the day you’ll have good luck.
A penny found and passed along creates good luck all week long.
I was wondering why the ball was getting bigger….and then it hit me!
Sex is sacred, and so are you, so do not throw yourself away.
“Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.” Oscar Wylde
“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” George Elliot
“To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing at all.” Leanne Rimes
“It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.” Lawrence G. Lovasik
Continue to breathe….as long as possible!
“Restaurant bathroom doors should be identified with the words ‘men’ and ‘women’. Silhouettes and cartoon drawings of sombreros, bowler hats, puffy skirts and pretty mouths do not provide enough information for drunks.” Teddy Roosevelt