Antennae for droplets of received wisdom

Friday, August 30, 2019

"Pain makes you stronger. Fear makes you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser.” 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

"He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven." 

- George Herbert

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

"Let go of anger, guilt and hatred. Look for common ground between yourself and others...not build walls. Be imperfect as everyone else is..."

Monday, August 26, 2019

Common advice from people who are doing well at 100 is to "Decide to be content." Others say, "Don't chase happiness. Just be satisfied."

Sunday, August 25, 2019

“In our lives, change is unavoidable, loss is unavoidable. In the adaptability and ease with which we experience change lies our happiness and freedom.” 


Friday, August 23, 2019

Only Love Endures

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

"Sadly, delusion is the slowest burning fuel."

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

"It’s not a matter of ‘letting go.’ You would if you could. Instead of ‘let it go’ we should probably say ‘let it be.’” 

~Jon Kabat-Zinn

Friday, August 16, 2019

“Be the person who breaks the cycle. If you were judged, choose understanding. If you were rejected, choose acceptance. If you were shamed, choose compassion. Be the person you needed when you were hurting, not the person who hurt you."

Thursday, August 15, 2019

"Your greatest success is on the other side of your fear!"

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

"I don't have many failures....
If I make a cake and it fails it becomes a pudding."

Monday, August 12, 2019

"Good things take time."

Sunday, August 11, 2019

“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.”

- Carl Jung

Saturday, August 10, 2019

"The man with an experience is not at the mercy of the man with an argument."

Friday, August 9, 2019

“Forgive yourself for not knowing better at the time. Forgive yourself for giving away your power. Forgive yourself for past behaviors. Forgive yourself for the survival patterns and traits you picked up while enduring trauma. Forgive yourself for being who you needed to be.” 

~Audrey Kitching

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

"Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."

- Warren Buffett

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

“You have no friends. You have no enemies. You only have teachers.” 

~Ancient Proverb

Monday, August 5, 2019

“If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.” 

~Thich Nhat Hanh

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Lacordairie, 19th century theologian, said it best:

“It is not genius, nor glory, nor love that reflects the greatness of the human soul; it is kindness.”

Saturday, August 3, 2019

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"Life is fragile and heartbreaking. It turns upside down in a minute. Love your children, hold them tight. Love your family, hold them close. Love your friends, keep them near. Be gentle with others, as so many are fragile and struggling. Actually, I think it’s best to assume everyone is struggling, so treat everyone with love, tenderness, and compassion."

Friday, August 2, 2019

"Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.” 


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