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Tag Archives: Choices
Free will. Most of us like the idea that we have free will. I get to choose pretty much every nano second of every day how I want to live my life. The word in that sentence that gets us … Continue reading
“Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.” – Mildred Barthel I agree happiness is a choice like so many other aspects of life. When we are going through a time of ease and joy, happiness is an easy … Continue reading
“Like all explorers, we are drawn to discover what’s out there without knowing yet if we have the courage to face it.” – Pema Chodron Isn’t it amazing how much just plain courage it takes to live in our society? … Continue reading
“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to … Continue reading
I recently came across this excellent article by Alexandra Karacostas concerning what astrology is. Enjoy! What is astrology? Frequently I am asked if I “believe” in astrology and if I think we have “free will.” Or if we are “predestined.” … Continue reading
“Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time but the one point that is out of time: the Now. That is precious indeed. The more you are focused on time … Continue reading
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw So, how do I go about creating myself? Sounds like great advice. I remember back in my working years, I was pretty much on auto pilot, … Continue reading
“I guess it was a pretty great year after all, give or take. By all means, let us work to change the world. And when we can’t, let us make damn sure that it doesn’t change us.” – Chris Cox … Continue reading
I was reading some philosophical papers recently authored by people I respect. One of the basic premises by one of the men was that all humans are basically flawed. Sort of sounds like some of the major world religions – … Continue reading