Antennae for droplets of received wisdom

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

"The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil."

- Hannah Arendt

Monday, June 29, 2015

Go to a Forest. Walk slowly. Breathe. Open all your senses.

This is the healing way of Shinrin-yoku Forest Therapy,
the medicine of simply being in the forest.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

"The greatest wealth is to live content with little."

                       - Plato

Saturday, June 27, 2015

"First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then you win."

- Andrew Sullivan

Friday, June 26, 2015

"A mentor, one day when I was overly checking what people on Twitter were saying about me, she was like . . . 

'Randi, don't let praise go to your head, and don't let criticism go to your heart.' "  

- Randi Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO, Twitter

Thursday, June 25, 2015

"A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains." 

 - Dutch Proverb

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

"Never take the expected path."

Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Monday, June 22, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

“We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their behavior.” 

- Stephen Covey

Saturday, June 20, 2015

"Energy flows where your attention goes."

Friday, June 19, 2015

Outside conditions are but Ripples on the Surface of Being like the wave on an ocean and the calm on the bottom of the sea.

"Neither happiness nor unhappiness go all that deep any more, they are ripples on the surface of your Being.   
The background peace within you remains undisturbed regardless of the nature of the outside conditions."  

- Eckhart Tolle

Thursday, June 18, 2015

"I think when you get to the point where you don't need to be in love, then you could be in love.  You have to just be OK with yourself - and that's a long process."

- John Cusack

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.” - Dr. Hans Selye 

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

“To fear death is nothing other than to think oneself wise when one is not. For it is to think one knows what one does not know. No one knows whether death may not even turn out to be one of the greatest blessings of human beings. And yet people fear it as if they knew for certain it is the greatest evil.” 

- Socrates

Monday, June 15, 2015

"Every damn fool thing you do in this life, you pay for."

- Edith Piaf

Sunday, June 14, 2015

"Bad religion is arrogant, self-righteous, dogmatic, and intolerant.  And so is bad science.  But unlike religious fundamentalists, scientific fundamentalists do not realize that their opinions are based in faith.  They think they know the truth."

- Rupert Sheldrake, Ph.D., University of Cambridge

Saturday, June 13, 2015

"Genius means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way." 

- William James

Friday, June 12, 2015

"Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown." 

- Claude Bernard

Thursday, June 11, 2015

"Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes." 

- Carl Jung

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

"There is only one thing more powerful than all the armies of the world, that is an idea whose time has come."  

- Victor Hugo

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

"You can't be friends with someone who wants your life."

- Oprah Winfrey

Monday, June 8, 2015

"As soon as you look at the world through an ideology you are finished.  No reality fits an ideology."

Sunday, June 7, 2015

"Reality is not only stranger than we suppose but stranger than we can suppose." 

- J. B. S. Haldane

Saturday, June 6, 2015

"The truth dazzles gradually, or else the world would be blind."

- Emily Dickinson 

Friday, June 5, 2015

listening is an act of love

Thursday, June 4, 2015

"One must learn to love, 
and go through a good deal 
of suffering to get to it ... 
and the journey is always 
the other soul."

- D. H. Lawrence

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. 
- Ludwig Börne

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

“Your inner purpose is to awaken. It is as simple as that. You share that purpose with every other person on the planet - because it is the purpose of humanity.” 

- Eckhart Tolle

Monday, June 1, 2015

"Mind and intelligence are woven into the fabric of our universe in a way that altogether surpasses our understanding." 

- Freeman Dyson

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