Silence

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“Silence is the great teacher, and to learn its lessons, you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence.” –   Deepak Chopra

 

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The illusion of Time

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Alice:  “How long is forever?”

White Rabbit:  “Sometimes, just one second.”  

–   Lewis Caroll

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The Power to Choose

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“Between stimulus and response there is space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”   Victor Frankl

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How do you feel?

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“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart”   Helen Keller

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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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This is Me

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You are valued, you are loved, you are worthy.

 

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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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Prepare and Adapt

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“I want to know
if you know
how to melt into that fierce heat of living
falling toward
the center of your longing.”  

David Whyte

 

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Opportunity

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“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger, but recognize the opportunity.”  John F. Kennedy

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The Presence of Wonder

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“To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.”

William Blake

 

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