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Sunday, February 17, 2019

The Test of Morality


Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
- Colossians 3:12

Compassion is the basis of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

It is my choice to care deeply about others.
No kindness is too small to be important -
the smile to the bank teller,
the sincere "thank you" for all kindnesses received,
the reassuring hand on the shoulder of a loved one or friend.
There is compassion in selfless generosity,
but there is also compassion in heartfelt empathy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: Full Measure of a Person

What Does Compassion Look Like?

Feed the Children

Take Charge of Your Life - 9 Secrets for Getting Un-Stuck

Be of Service
       

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Strength From Storms


Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
- Marilyn vos Savant

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself
the means of inspiration and survival.
- Winston Churchill

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Expect to have hope rekindled.
Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways.
The dry seasons in life do not last.
The spring rains will come again.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

Today's affirmation:
I gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: Serenity Rather than Fear

Tested by Storms

Calm During Storms
      

Friday, February 15, 2019

Be Open To Beauty


Even from the darkest night, songs of beauty can be born.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

See beauty in the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beauty is whatever gives joy.
- Edna St. Vincent Millay

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Further reading: Pay Attention to the Natural World

Beauty and Adventure in the Commonplace

Have Eyes for Beauty
      

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Valentine's Day 2019


No partner in a love relationship should feel
that he has to give up an essential part of himself to make it viable.
- May Sarton

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.
- Harville Hendrix

You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: A Loving Relationship

Marriage

Love and Relationship

7 Secrets of Happy Couples
   

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Meet Obstacles With Gentleness And Time


Resistance creates suffering.
Stress happens when your mind resists what is...
The only problem in your life is your mind's resistance to life as it unfolds.
- Dan Millman

When you encounter difficulties and contradictions,
do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time.
- Saint Francis de Sales

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
- George Savile

Do not attempt to conquer the world with force,
for force only causes resistance.
- Lao Tzu

A tree that is unbending, is easily broken.
- Lao Tzu

Read the Aesop fable The Oak and the Reeds

Further reading: The Secret of Happiness

Enjoy the Journey

The River of Life
    

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