Be like Water

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“You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water my friend.”  Bruce Lee

 

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The Reality Of Our Illusions

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Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.

Sigmund Freud

 

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Grounding

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“Whoever you are, go out into the evening,
leaving your room, of which you know every bit;
your house is the last before the infinite,
whoever you are.”   Rainer Maria Rilke

 

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Do it for them….

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“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ”   William James

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Beyond the Hurt

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There are far better things ahead, than any we leave behind.  C S Lewis

 

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A Christmas Story

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A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.   Steve Maraboli

 

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Exceptional Patience

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Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. – Aristotle

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Be in this Moment

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“Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth” –  Pema Chödrön

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Empty your Boat

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“Anger is one letter short of danger.” – Unknown

 

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Rise Up

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“We must be unafraid of what is difficult.  For all living things in nature must unfold in their particular way and become themselves at any cost, and despite all opposition.” Rilke

 

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