Words of wisdom

new-folder1These words of wisdom….from others….are teachings, musings, ponderings….that I draw inspiration from, and that, in some way or another, impacted me enough to jot them down…I pass them on to you as a gift.

“Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth. “

—Pema Chodron

“We should be as water, which is lower than all things yet stronger even than rocks.”

—Oglala Sioux

“When we speak it is the silence that creates the meaning.  If there were no silence, there would be no meaning at all.  Think about it.”

—Dick Olney

“All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds.  Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our soul now become the meaningful language of nature.”

—Rudolf Steiner

“Out of clutter, find simplicity.  From discord, find harmony.  In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”

–Albert Einstein

“All our lives, we must keep appointments we did not make.”

—Mary Pipher

“You cannot think one thing and produce another.”

—Emmett Fox

“May no harm come to you.  May you be at peace.  And may your eyes be deep like the sea, your heart be solid like a mountain and your mind be free like the sky.”

—Tibetan blessing