Tag Archives: Courage

Don’t Go Back To Sleep

“The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep! You must ask for what you really want. Don’t go back to sleep! People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two worlds … Continue reading

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Courage or Fear?

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin The definition of courage is “the ability to do something that frightens one. . . strength in the face of pain or grief.” Pretty straight forward. Lots of … Continue reading

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Jumping Off Cliffs

“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” – Kurt Vonnegut Creativity isn’t just for artists! We each create our lives.  A good friend recently gave me a sign that says:  “Life … Continue reading

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Explorers

“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

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The Spiritual Path

Some of us have chosen to follow a spiritual path rather than a religious one. I read an article recently concerning what is meant by “spiritual.” The article touched on many aspects of that way of life. The one that … Continue reading

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Wearing Gloves

“We waste so much energy trying to cover up who we are, when beneath every attitude is the want to be loved, and beneath every anger is a wound to be healed and beneath every sadness is the fear that … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.” – Suzuki When we are in a state of not knowing what to do or what will happen, it can be scary. Easy to get … Continue reading

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Staring at the Water

“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” – Tagore What sea do you want to cross? A new relationship – more love in your life – a more rewarding job – a healthier financial … Continue reading

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Love Is Power

Stop for a minute.  In your imagination – how do you feel when you are in a loving place inside?  Warm, safe, happy, joyful, filled with energy?  Often we magically have a great desire to share our love with others … Continue reading

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Moving Closer to the Truth

“Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth.” – Pema Chodron “Embarking on the spiritual journey is like getting into a very small boat and setting out on the ocean to search for unknown lands. . . … Continue reading

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