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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Day 55

The way of mindfulness is to accept ourselves right now, as we are, symptoms or no symptoms, pain or no pain, fear or no fear. Instead of rejecting our experience as undesirable, we ask "What is this symptom saying? What is it telling me about my body and my mind right now?"

We allow ourselves, for a moment at least, to go right into the full-blown feeling of the symptom. This takes a certain amount of courage, especially if the symptom involves pain or a chronic illness, or fear of death.

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Day 54

It is impossible to become like somebody else. Your only hope is to become more fully yourself.
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Day 53

There is no need to struggle to be free; the absence of struggle is in itself freedom.

Chögyom Trungpa

Monday, June 16, 2014

Day 52

Healing is not forcing the sun to shine, but letting go of that which blocks the light.

Stephen and Ondrea Levine

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Day 51

When you do something from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.

Rumi

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Day 50

What you are looking for is who is looking.

St Francis

Friday, June 13, 2014

Day 49

True journey of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having fresh eyes.

Marcel Proust

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Day 48





I can tell you that what you are looking for is already inside you.
Anne Lamott

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Day 46

Edward Everett Hale said: "I am only one, but I am one. I can't do everything, but I can do something. The something I ought to do I can do. And …I will”

Day 45




Did I learn to live wisely?
Did I love well?

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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Day 44

"You"
Keaton Henson
If you must wait,
Wait for them here in my arms as I shake
If you must weep,
Do it right here in my bed as I sleep
If you must mourn, my love
Mourn with the moon and the stars up above
If you must mourn,
Don't do it alone

If you must leave,
Leave as though fire burns under your feet
If you must speak,
Speak every word as though it were unique
If you must die, sweetheart
Die knowing your life was my life's best part
And if you must die,
Remember your life

You are
You are
Oh, you are
You are
Oh

If you must fight,
Fight with yourself and your thoughts in the night
If you must work,
Work to leave some part of you on this earth
If you must live, darling one,

Just live
Just live
Just live








Day 43




The sole purpose of life is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.

Carl Jung

Friday, June 6, 2014

Day 42





The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.

Anna Quindlen

Day 41





One should always be a little improbable.
Oscar Wilde

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Day 40





If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place.
Eckart Tolle

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Day 39





Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is a daring adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller

Monday, June 2, 2014

Day 38




You just have to take the risk of letting it all go and daring to face the fear that was driving you.
Michael A. Singer

Day 37




The truth is always there, plain and simple, hiding somewhere near you.
Elizabeth Lesser