Antennae for droplets of received wisdom

Saturday, January 31, 2015

"He that loves reading has everything within his reach."

- William Godwin

Friday, January 30, 2015

“It is necessary ... for a man to go away by himself ... to sit on a rock ... and ask, 'Who am I, where have I been, and where am I going?”  - Carl Sandburg

Thursday, January 29, 2015

"It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it."

- Lou Holtz

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

"Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth."  

-Ludwig Börne

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

 "This above all:  to thine own self be true." - Shakespeare

Monday, January 26, 2015

Sunday, January 25, 2015

"Music is a delight because of its rhythm and flow.  Yet the moment you arrest the flow and prolong a note or chord beyond its time, the rhythm is destroyed.  Because life is likewise a flowing process, change and death are its necessary parts.  To work for their exclusion is to work against life."

- Alan Watts

Saturday, January 24, 2015

"The wound in your heart is not a wound, it is an opening." - Terri Daniel

Friday, January 23, 2015

“Expectation is the mother of all frustration.”

– Antonio Banderas

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The late John Lennon said: 

When the real music comes to me—the music of the spheres, the music that surpasseth understanding—that has nothing to do with me ‘cause I’m just the channel. The only joy for me is for it to be given to me and transcribe it. Like a medium. Those moments are what I live for.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

"Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” 

- Sophia Loren

Monday, January 19, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

"Creative artists—be they writers, composers, or painters—often feel that information is sometimes given to them from an invisible source. They often claim to sense the earth’s pain and feel the need to do something about it."

- Gary  Schwartz, PhD

Saturday, January 17, 2015

“Beware the fury of a patient man.” 

 - John Dryden

Friday, January 16, 2015


You may judge others only according to your knowledge of yourself.
Tell me now, who among us is guilty and who is unguilty?

The truly just is he who feels half guilty of your misdeeds.

Khalil Gibran

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

 "The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings." 
Kakuzo Okakaura

Monday, January 12, 2015

“The object isn’t to make art, it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable.” – Robert Henri

Sunday, January 11, 2015

“Prayer and love are learned in the hour when prayer becomes impossible and the heart has turned to stone.” 

- Thomas Merton

Saturday, January 10, 2015

"If you want to be happy, practice compassion."  - Dali Lama

Friday, January 9, 2015

Peace comes from remembering that only Love is real.  - Chamuel 

Thursday, January 8, 2015

"To forgive is to set a prisoner free and realize that prisoner was you.”  

- Lewis B. Smedes

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness.
It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.

— Mary Oliver, Thirst

Monday, January 5, 2015

"How lovely when a rainy day gives you permission to be as quiet as you need to be"...

Sunday, January 4, 2015

"If happiness always depends on something expected in the future, we are chasing a will-o'-the-wisp that ever eludes our grasp, until the future, and ourselves, vanish into the abyss of death." 

- Alan Watts

Friday, January 2, 2015

A Good Resolution:   Complain less, stop interrupting and to accept things just as they are.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

"The only time you should ever look back is to see how far you've come."

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