Some Words of Wisdom #FridayPhilosophy

"The language of friendship is not words but meanings." ~ Henry David Thoreau "No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." ~ Robin Williams "Language creates reality. Words have power. Speak always to create joy." ~ Deepak Chopra "Remember your words can plant gardens or burn whole forests down." ~ … Continue reading Some Words of Wisdom #FridayPhilosophy

Endurance ~ Friday Philosophy

"Persistence and endurance will make you omnipotent." ~ Casey Neistat β€œA man on a thousand mile walk has to forget his goal and say to himself every morning, 'Today I'm going to cover twenty-five miles and then rest up and sleep.'” ~ Leo Tolstoy "Sometimes there isn't a better way. Sometimes there's only the hard … Continue reading Endurance ~ Friday Philosophy

Friday Philosophy: Oneness

I'm diving right into thoughts and quotes tonight. πŸ™‚ "Praying without ceasing is not ritualized, nor are there even words. It is a constant state of awareness of oneness with God." ~ Peace Pilgrim "You are, in fact, part of the glorious oneness of the universe. Everything beautiful in the world is within you." ~ … Continue reading Friday Philosophy: Oneness

Friday Philosophy…Healing

The mind, body, soul, and world all need healing right now. "The wilderness is healing, a therapy for the soul." ~ Nicholas Kristof "What happens when people open their hearts?...They get better." ~ Haruki Murakami "Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real." ~ Cormac McCarthy "All healing is first … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Healing

Fortune’s Wheel…Friday Philosophy

The thing about wheels: they turn. And fortune's wheel is no different. Your fortunes rise or they fall, but, always, they come back around. "We are all on fortune's wheel," I say. "Without a doubt we will rise. We may fall. But still I have no fear of it.” ~ Philippa Gregory "Even the wheel … Continue reading Fortune’s Wheel…Friday Philosophy

Friday Philosophy…Loving You, But Not Forgetting Me, Too

My Dad, in the way of Dads, can repeat certain phrases (over and over, haha). He calls these "Sleeisms" at this point, because he has incorporated so many of these over the years from things he has read, or movies he has watched, or anecdotes, etc. Other than the line from Snowy River that was … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Loving You, But Not Forgetting Me, Too

Friday Philosophy: Eastern Edition

Changing perspective with Eastern philosophers.

Friday Philosophy…Zen

Zen. What is it? Do we achieve it, like Nirvana? No, not the grunge bank, the transcendental state of being after deep meditation. Or, as one teacher explained it: the state of no longer thinking. If you look up the word "zen" in a search engine, you find out quite a bit about Buddhism. And, … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Zen

Friday Philosophy…Renewal

It's a New Year! According to one of my dear friends, we are in a Leap Year, so we have 366 days to accomplish what we would have only had 365 days to do. For those of us who often wish for extra hours within a day, or simply extra time - TA DA! πŸ™‚ … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Renewal

Friday Philosophy…The Face of Evil

It's nearly October. It's time to get scarier over here. Plus, someone told me that Mercury is in retrograde - so communication gets a little funky. πŸ™‚ "It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways." ~ Buddha "He that is kind is free, though he is … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…The Face of Evil