Before You SpeakBefore you speak, let your words pass through three gates. At the first gate, ask yourself, ‘Is it true?’ At the second ask, ‘Is it necessary?’ At the third gate ask ‘Is it kind? Rumi
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Monthly Archives: May 2012
If you sometimes think My challenges are too big for you, it’s because you have not yet seen how enormous you are! You are a point in the matrix of life, limited only by your fears and beliefs. Let noting … Continue reading
Anyone can buy a gun in the US for $171. What if every person had a gun– would there be less killing because we all know the other person is armed? What would it feel like to carry a gun … Continue reading
Is it true that all is as it should be? That everything is working according to God’s plan? We hear this all the time and if it is, I have some serious questions about this plan.
Sometimes we have to lose everything and hit the bottom of despair before we can wake up to the destructive patterns in our life. How dark is that hole filled with the slime of our fears and hatreds. Like a … Continue reading
I would not take ten for you. You are a treasure in my life. Loyal, loving friends are rare jewels. Most are rhinestones and fool’s gold. I would not take ten for you.
If there is only me in my world, I can not think about you. Others do not exist except to serve my needs. I am lonely yet shut others out. There is only me in my world. I can not … Continue reading
I had guests this weekend and, at one point, I was stuck by the joy in the kitchen. A group of us were preparing the mountains of food we ate, and were laughing and sharing stories from our lives. Sometimes … Continue reading
How often people work very hard to achieve something, only to quit at the last moment or do something to hinder their success. What if we have a deep feeling that we do not deserve good things in life? That … Continue reading
Wisdom is sometimes best expressed in silence…mine and yours. Often people just need a loving space to figure out something for themselves. Your wisdom has expanded a lot. Keep going! You are doing fine! Soloman’s Teacher, Source
We are so much more powerful than we realize. Do not let ANYONE tell you that you can not do something. Ever!
At times we draw people into our lives who can mirror what we need to learn. I recently discovered that someone I thought was trustworthy had been lying to me for years. This has happened repeatedly in my life, finally … Continue reading
“Don’t sweat the small stuff.” Everything shrinks to small stuff soon after we’ve wasted a lot of time worrying about it! **************** Yes, I know that I have used this picture several times, but she just seems to fit so … Continue reading
When my grandmother was a girl, “ladies” were not allowed to whistle. I loved to whistle when I was a child…actually I still do! I’m no so good at it. Birds laugh at my attempts to mimic them, cab … Continue reading
Fresh sheets smelling of sunshine Kitten purring in my lap Warm socks on cold feet Rain drops on a tin roof Smell of bread baking Unexpected visit from a friend A candy found in the bottom of my purse Rainbows, … Continue reading
Hey! I love when you give Me a plan to help you fulfill. Even God likes a challenge. Dream big–then bigger. I’m up for it if you are! Construction Chief, Source
Stopped on a dime. I stand incredulous. Once again caught unaware. It never occurred to me. Is it naivety, stupidity, or wishful thinking that keeps me surprised at the trickery of humanity.
Don’t get involved. Get involved. The thin line is not so clear. Think I will check my motives.
“Why do I have to brush my teeth?” “Because I said so,” my mother replied. Years later I understand that sometimes it is better to just get it done…just do it! Mothers can be very wise.
C ompassion breeds solidarity A ttitude can be changed. Check yours! R elief is only a laugh away. E ternity is lived one moment at a time.
Thinking in symbols, messages abound, a bird lands at my feel, what does it mean? This happens three times in three days. What does it mean? Do we get messages from the Universe or from our intuition? Or are these … Continue reading
Christmas: Day of death for turkeys Overspending’s the name of the game Vacations: Unrestrained gluttony and lust Buying trinkets we don’t need How is it that we create special days of excess? Why not celebrate life every day?
When I was a child, black people were not allowed in our church. The black woman who cleaned our house could not sit at the table with me–even if we were alone. She was not allowed to sit in the … Continue reading
I can’t do anything about it, so I’m not going to think about it. I am not thinking about it. Pour another round. I am not thinking about it. Can’t go. Sorry. I have to work late again. I’m not … Continue reading
Where do the life values of fame, money, sex, marriage, success, striving come from? Why do they often serve us so badly? When it is time for you to leave this Earth, what will have been the purpose of your … Continue reading