911 : What I Remember Most

It didn’t start out as just another typical Tuesday morning for me, in fact it had been uncertain already for a few weeks on medical leave due to a broken leg. Things were a little scary with a reduced income on workmen’s compensation. For the first time in my adult life, I was almost totally…

To Be or Not To Be . . . Offended

Day 24 “Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer” . . . Ok, that’s enough of that. Seems to be a whole lot of offending going on ’round here lately. “To be offended is a choice”. David A. Bednar Certain environments where interpersonal relationships are involved are more predisposed to incur offense. A close…

The Impossible Dream ? Oh Really ?

Day 2 In “The Man of La Mancha” Don Quixote sings “The Impossible Dream”, one of my favorite songs to listen to when I need a lift. I wonder here lately if there is any dream that is truly impossible. I don’t think we dream impossible things, only things that are incomprehensible. I heard a…

Love Suffocates Hate Always

Day 21 Let your heart grow and expand with ever-broadening love, until, freed from all hatred, and passion, and condemnation, it embraces the whole universe with thoughtful tenderness. As the flower opens its petals to receive the morning light, so open your soul more and more to the glorious light of Truth. Soar upward on…

Love and Sacrifice

Be as a flower; content to be, to grow in sweetness day by day. If thou would’st perfect thyself in knowledge, perfect thyself in Love. If thou would’st reach the Highest, ceaselessly cultivate a loving and compassionate heart. To him who chooses Goodness, sacrificing all, is given that which is more than, and includes, all….

The Detoxification of the Mind

Day 9 Whatever conditions are rendering your life burdensome, you may pass out of and beyond them by developing and utilizing within you the transforming power of self- purification and self- conquest. Before the divine radiance of a pure heart all darkness vanishes and all clouds melt away, and he who has conquered self has…