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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Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! It’s not the mighty beasts of the jungle that we need to worry about but rather the fleas, ticks, spiders that can bring us down. Little bite here, another there buzzing in the ear … Continue reading
Tough nut to crack sweet meat inside life seems like this so hard on the outside that few look inside thus never savor the goodness within
A bad habit becomes a friend. We hang on to it not able to let it go. Slowly it becomes who we are.
Good is contentment with just what one has to see life’s abundance in the drops of dew stars to delight and cool waters on a summer day.
Tell me I’m special wonderful amazing feed the need for approval another fix until I crave again willing to give up my soul piece by piece “approval junkie” to the end where “I” disappear and become totally what you want … Continue reading
R evel not in lust E vil lurks close by S peak only words of compassion T ruth is revealed to those who seek R estraint is a way of living A nger burns serenity I n all you do, … Continue reading
Who is my teacher? The world is filled with false masters. My truth is revealed within where the voice of the Divine guides all who are willing to listen.