Quote of the Day: Tolle

Quote of the Day: Tolle

“God is not attained by a process of addition to anything in the soul, but by a process of subtraction.” ~ Meister Eckhart Tolle Less is more; simplicity is bliss. Meister Eckhart’s wisdom points to the process of detachment from the many layers of delusion that keep us trapped in false paradigms. God, or truth, is … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Miles

Quote of the Day: Miles

“The power of willful ignorance cannot be overstated.” ~ Kate Miles Wow. I’d forgotten about this post I wanted to write back in June and found a brief draft of it saved. It made me realize again what a profound message the quote and the video it was taken from share with the world. And … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Buddha

Quote of the Day: Buddha

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Frankl

Quote of the Day: Frankl

“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” ~ Viktor E. Frankl

Quote of the Day: Hillesum

Quote of the Day: Hillesum

“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the tuning inwards in prayer for five short minutes.” ~ Etty Hillesum Whether we approach it through meditation, prayer, deep breathing, or even simply taking a few minutes to sit under a tree and enjoy the … Continue reading

Fresh from the Garden: Pear & Walnut Salad

Fresh from the Garden: Pear & Walnut Salad

I never used to be a big fan of salads; that was probably because the only salads I’d ever been introduced to were the bagged mixed greens variety coated in your choice of bottled dressing. I really didn’t like any of those bottled dressings, and the typical bagged greens topped with not-so-fresh tomato and onion tasted … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: DuPrau

Quote of the Day: DuPrau

“I try to remind myself that we are never promised anything, and that what control we can exert is not over the events that befall us but how we address ourselves to them.” ~ Jeanne DuPrau

Quote of the Day: Merton

Quote of the Day: Merton

“The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.” ~ Thomas Merton