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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back - Abigail Van Buren

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Life has no opposite.

Death is not the opposite of life. Life has no opposite. The opposite of death is birth. Life is eternal and has no end. Death is simply the closing of one chapter in a book and the start of another.  ~  Eckhart Tolle

"What we think or what we know or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do." ~ John Ruskin

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Is the Earth a living organism?

Arizona State University study depicts Earth as living organism:

Saturday, April 21, 2012

"Despite our differences ...

…  we’re all alike. Beyond identities and desires, there is a common core of self — an essential humanity whose nature is peace and whose expression is thought and whose action is unconditional love. When we identify with that inner core, respecting and honoring it in others as well as ourselves, we experience healing in every area of life."

Integrative medical practitioner, Joan Borysenko (Minding the Body, Mending the Mind)

Monday, April 16, 2012


Eating an ounce of nuts (raw walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts, all with the peels on) a day is linked with higher levels of serotonin, reported ShapeMagazine. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that is linked with feeling happy.

Thursday, April 12, 2012


Published by flydog102, YouTube

Being present to yourself is... the highest form of productivity...

It's impossible to be in touch with Real Life without being awake to and aware of the interior parts of yourself that life is always touching.  ~ Guy Finley

Monday, April 9, 2012

The Rope of Mindfulness

Cultivating mind’s inherent capacity to stay put is called mindfulness training. Mindfulness is like the rope that keeps the wild elephant from destroying everything in sight. The rope of mindfulness bring us back to our immediate experience: to our breath, to our walking, to the book in our hands. ~  Pema Chödrön

Thursday, April 5, 2012

The Whole Universe in One Photo

Mapping the Infrared Universe: The Entire WISE Sky -- Rectangular Format 

Nasa has unveiled an astounding new image of our galactic neighbourhood - a new star atlas for the entire universe.
The atlas includes a catalogue of the entire infrared sky, over half a billion stars, galaxies and more captured by the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The real test of a man is not how well he plays the role he has invented for himself, but how well he plays the role that destiny assigned to him. ~ Jan Patocka (1907-77) Czech philosopher

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