Pick up a stone that feels good to you and is small enough to hold in one hand. Consider how long that stone has been around and what enormous pressure it has experienced. Draw strength from its long history.
Even from the darkest night songs of beauty can be born.
One bold inspiration choreographs a dance with promise.
In service, there is clarity and compassion.
Be avid. Create apart from perfection. Risk failure. Cover your words with sweat. Run a little Touch excruciatingly. Laugh until you cry. Dance with your eyes closed. Care. Understand you die a little in every moment. Be Enlivened
I wake up to profound perspective that allows me to celebrate the choices of my moments, of my life.
At the end of a matter ask, "What will I learn from this to make me better?"
I will not be governed by the tyranny of immediacy.
Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.
Listen to the compass of your heart. All you need lies within you.
If self-validation were our most significant societal measure - we would give trophies to ourselves.
Know the best and highest choices for health and more often choose those things.
I will close my eyes and leap.
Belief fuels our decisions - even when we are not clearly aware of those beliefs.
As you awaken, may your dreams greet you by name, and may you answer, "Yes!"
When we have a circle of friends, we have more fun. We get more done, we feel and are stronger, and we really do celebrate the power of our 'us.'
Take time to play! Ask for what you want. Laugh. Live loudly. Be avid. Learn a new thing. Be Yourself!
Just another cold, misty morning inviting, "want to go again?"
Judgment and weariness are foes to service and generosity.
BUILD UP YOUR CIRCLE.... A mind that perceives What can rationally be. A spirit that sees Innovative possibility. A heart that is open to Both beginnings and ends. A firm hand that fits readily To the reach of a friend.
Work as smart as you are able.
One movement toward light becomes a clear signpost on a long road.
LOVE LETTERS TO YOURSELF This is taken from a love letter (a gentle reminder) I wrote to myself recently. Live in your joy today. Be authentic. Love yourself. First. Love others from your own abundance. Life Changes. Circumstances change. Sometimes you try to fit your old way of being into new circu
This day I see that pretty much all my correspondences are love letters.
I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life. What I think they are really expressing is a desire for a life with less pressure.
In spite of unseasonable wind, snow and unexpected weather of all sorts - a gardener still plants. And tends what they have planted ... believing that Spring will come.
Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses; Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
Courage doesn't always roar.
Choose with no regret.
I rest in the light of forgiveness. I forgive myself and others for that which is done (and better left undone) and also that which is not done (and better if done). I give myself permission to enjoy this moment without guilt. I freely release all uncertainty, regret, and fear.