Quote of the Day: Edison

Quote of the Day: Edison

“I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.” ~ Thomas A. Edison My business mentors many years back would always drum similar advice into our heads: that failure wasn’t real failure until you gave up, and that the biggest winners in life were always the biggest ‘failures'; they found success … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Chavez

Quote of the Day: Chavez

“Kindness and compassion towards all living things is the mark of a civilized society.” ~ Cesar Chavez Thinking about these words in comparison to the societies we live in and how these societies interact with the people and living organisms around them, how does it lead you to feel about these societies and how truly … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Lobel

Quote of the Day: Lobel

“Knowledge will not always take the place of simple observation.” ~ Arnold Lobel Indeed, allowing ourselves to experience the simplicity of observation without applying knowledge – through intellectualization – reveals truths of the universe which transcend the limitations of knowledge.

Quote of the Day: Hawkins

Quote of the Day: Hawkins

“Make a gift of your life and lift all…by being kind, considerate, forgiving, and compassionate at all times, in all places, and under all conditions, with everyone as well as yourself. This is the greatest gift anyone can give.” ~ David. R. Hawkins

Peach Pie

Peach Pie

It’s late summer and peach season is upon us! I love our local Ontario harvests. We are truly blessed with the variety of amazing produce we can grow here, even year-round indoors or in greenhouses! [For lessons on how to grow a variety of produce indoors, see my Sustainable Organic Gardening page here.] Every year … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Burnett

Quote of the Day: Burnett

“The sun is shining – the sun is shining. That is the Magic. The flowers are growing – the roots are stirring. That is the Magic. Being alive is the Magic – being strong is the Magic. The Magic is in me – the Magic is in me… It’s in every one of us.” ~ … Continue reading

Tons’o’Greens Soup

Tons’o’Greens Soup

I bought a big bunch of kale the other day that seemed to wilt and start to go bad much faster than normal. I’ve never used kale in soup before – mainly because I prefer it raw – and decided it was time to make a soup loaded with lots of greens. And somehow make … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Gibson

Quote of the Day: Gibson

“No matter what accomplishments you achieve, somebody helps you.” ~ Althea Gibson We are never completely alone in our successes or our challenges – we are all connected and that interconnectedness supports and guides us all. While our own personal action and intention are key to accomplishing goals, nothing is ever done solely of our … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: The Dhammapada

Quote of the Day: The Dhammapada

“It is good to tame and watch the mind, which is flighty and difficult to restrain, rushing about wherever it will, restless and difficult to perceive. A mind well-watched, a mind tamed, brings happiness.” ~ The Dhammapada Meditation, among other sadhanas (consistent and continuous practices towards self-growth), teaches us to tame the mind and achieve … Continue reading