QUOTES as Soul Food
Connecting with a quote is a connection with Resonance...that space within you where your mind and soul meet again in seamless, known harmony.
Beauty inhabits the cutting edge of creativity; our senses, lanterns that illuminate the world. John O'Donohue
Alex F.Osborn- Applied Imagination: Think up or shut up.'
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself.
M. C. Richards
All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.
It is a courageous person who is able to identify his fears and work with them as forces for creativity and growth.
Fear is like the fog, it spreads everywhere and falsifies the shape of everything.
Wisdom is the art of balancing the known with the unknown, the suffering with the joy
Joseph Chilton Pearce
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
The Law of Detachment- Deepak Chopra
In detachment lies the wisdom of uncertainty...
In the wisdom of uncertainty lies the freedom from our past, from the known, which is the prison of past conditioning.
And in our willingness to step into the unknown, the field of all possibilities
We surrender ourselves to the creative mind that orchestrates the dance of the universe.
Warren Buffett - in Annual Report
'Noah did not start building the Ark when it was raining.'
All during the course of our lives, we hunger to catch up with ourselves
The Theory of Constraints applies here. If you have something holding you back, youíre not going to move until you drop the baggage. Letting go of something is mandatory to make space for what you want
Kites rise against, not with the wind. No man ever worked his passage anywhere in a dead calm.
Out beyond ideas of right doing and wrong doing is a field. Iíll meet you there.
Aristotleís golden mean
The desirable middle between two extremes, one of excess (abundance) and the other of deficiency (scarcity).
Step out with courage so you can step back in with ease.
Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope or new possibilities.
I don't want to end up simply having visited this world.
John Tarrant ROSHI
Uncertainty and the unknown are not things to endure; they are things to rely on.
'Grown-up' never happens. Growing up is the best you can hope for.
Dr. John Demartini
There is no true chaos, just the perception of chaos.
Nothing is ever missing. It simply exists in a form that's not being recognized or acknowledged.
Zen Student: When times of great difficulty visit us, how should we greet them?
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act, but a habit.
LIFE itself is a working title.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
Natural wisdom seems to suggest that the way you are toward your life is the way that your life will be toward you.
C. G. Jung
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is a reaction, both are transformed.
My main interest is the conversations, and the financial part tends to work itself out.
The light touch of acknowledging what we're thinking and letting it go is the key to connecting with the wealth we have.
We can see it all as thinking and can let the thoughts go and begin to feel what's left.
The Sufiís have a saying:
Anytime one person honors their purpose for being here, ten thousand more will find their way.
Sweet Darkness- David Whyte
Sometimes it takes darkness and the sweet
Confinement of your aloneness
Anything or anyone
That does not bring you alive
Is too small for you.
No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer It has chosen.
Whatever you learn from someone else has to alchemically mix in the magic of your own heart and being and come out as your special sauce.
The Art of Communication is knowing what the other hears.
Your lost voice cannot be quieted. This voice brings you directly into contact with the inalienable presence of beauty in your soul.
Warren Buffett says that in the 1950ís he invested $100 in a Dale Carnegie public speaking course
'not to prevent my knees from knocking when public speaking but to do public speaking while my knees are knocking.'