Tagged with freedom

Quote of the Day: King Jr.

Quote of the Day: King Jr.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Today is the official celebratory day of a man who was assassinated to put an end to his amazing teachings and work. The concept expressed by these words is … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Oliver

Quote of the Day: Oliver

“You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.” ~ Mary Oliver Be playful. Relax into the flow of the moment, enjoy what is happening, … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Sogyal Rinpoche

Quote of the Day: Sogyal Rinpoche

“Although we have been made to believe that if we let go we will end up with nothing, life reveals just the opposite: that letting go is the real path to freedom.” ~ Sogyal Rinpoche It is our reluctance to let go which contributes to ourΒ troubles and suffering. Is something troubling you lately? Take some … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Hayek

Quote of the Day: Hayek

“People often say that β€œbeauty is in the eye of the beholder,” and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.” ~ Selma Hayek Beautiful words from a woman … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Quote of the Day: Swami Satyananda Saraswati

The difference between the higher and the lower consciousness is that the former sees things directly as they are, whereas the latter depends upon the senses, testimony and inference. Knowledge based on information, whether it is from a person or from a book, is not enough. This is indirect knowledge, a lower kind of knowledge. … 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: 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

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day everyone! Today, Canada celebrates 147 years of making its own mark in history as a country and land of freedom. Yes, social and political issues still abound – where in the world don’t they? – but, overall, this is still a pretty remarkable place to live! Especially with recent victories won in … Continue reading