Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow, grow.”

The Talmud

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Whoever gives thanks for all circumstances receives new eyes and discovers things never seen before.

Otto Betz
Weiter als die letzte Ferne; Mit Rainer Maria Rilke die Welt meditieren

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The only way to live is to accept each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.

Margaret Storm Jameson

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The only way to live is to accept each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.

Margaret Storm Jameson

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Grief is a felt experience of love for something lost or that we are losing.

That is an incredibly powerful doorway.

Chris Jordan

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People often say that “beauty 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.

Salma Hayek

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Gratitude makes us feel bursting with delight, just to remember the gifts we have received. Thus we are doubly blessed when we receive something: for the gift itself and later, in recall, for the miracle of having been given it.

M.J. Ryan

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The more you sense the rareness and value of your own life, the more you realize that how you use it,how you manifest it, is all your responsibility. We face such a big task, so naturally we sit down for a while.

Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi

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Wisdom comes from metabolizing what we learn from others and from experience to a point where it can be shared.

Mary Catherine Bateson
Spoken at Legacy of Wisdom conference, April 17, 2011

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We are able to laugh when we achieve detachment, if for only a moment.

May Sarton

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