4 Friday Favs

If you think the cause of your problem is 'out there,' you'll try to solve it from the outside. Take the shortcut: solve it from within. ~ Byron Katie * Challenge yourself – Take 2 minutes today (every day) to call or stop by and say hello, give a hug, or let somebody know you appreciate them. NOTHING takes the place of sharing time and making a personal connection with somebody— our world has less and less of this and we need it more and more 💗 * How we support one another -- Have you ever come home at the end of a long day feeling completely exhausted and stressed? When you talk to your partner about it, what do you say? How do they react? So ofte

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Life brings us the things (situations) and we think ‘oh we’ve done those things already’ -- so it puts things there for us to fall over, to break our arrogance. Out of spite? No out of Love. To wake us up. ~ Mooji *Reading the book A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles is the 30-year saga of the Count Alexander Rostov, who is placed under house arrest inside the Metropol Hotel in Moscow in 1922 when the Bolsheviks spare him from death or Siberia because of his 1913 revolutionary poem written in university. The book sparked a lengthy discussion last night about the characteristics of a ‘gentleman’, the codes by which we live our lives, and how the basic elements of those codes from ‘back in th

4 Friday Favs

“Whatever you're meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.” ~Doris Lessing * There is tremendous benefit from doing something repeatedly, and especially consistently. Not only do you learn to do ‘it’ well, but the discipline it requires of you opens a door in your awareness as well. I’ve found this to be true with writing this past few months. The daily writing has been like an oil applied to grease my ability to ‘read’ my own self and notice the things, conversations, moments around me. This in turn has sparked my sense of curiosity which translates to stimulating new ideas and creative projects. It’s as if the writing has helped to clear away mental chatter leaving room

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