Tag Archive: sayings

Sep 21

All my heart…

From the Buddha “Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.” Thank you. I want so badly to know how to put together a grand plan to execute this ideal.  Too funny.  When I stop and take a deep breath I know that is not possible. …

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Apr 18

My Dad

Dad & his Mom, 1 year old

I am incredibly lucky to have parents who I love tremendously and who have been very good to me–always.  Thank you Mom and Dad. I have tried to express my gratitude to you in person and with others, but have not really taken the time to write it down at length or share publically, so …

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Dec 30

Merry Christmas! Yes, it lives on…

Doing the Most Good

I really love the spirit of Christmas–the sparkling lights and mirrored balls, green and red, houses and stores and malls decorated.  Even though the decorations at the mall are set up mostly to entice me to spend more, I still take time to enjoy them, not letting what I don’t like get in the way …

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Nov 08

Peace of Heart?

Interesting how the saying goes “peace of mind”, not “peace of heart.”  Our Heart is always at peace. As my good friend and counselor, Karen Attwood, says, “Longest distance in the universe, those 9-inches between the head and heart.” What practices do you have to connect head and heart?  One of my favorites is from …

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Jul 01

Only Kindness…

“Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul.  Only kindness can do that.” ~ Jean Baptiste Henri Lacordaire And… showing kindness to our selves first enables us to show kindness to others. Thank you to Interlude (once again) for a wonderful start to my day. Thank you all for listening, and sharing. …

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May 17

Where’s Your Home? Where’s Your Divinity?

heart-and-soul-linda-sannuti

I love the saying “Home is where the Heart is”, especially since I moved from California to Massachusetts many years ago.  I learned then that my heart has many homes (and it is wonderful to have them in different climates). I now know that: “Divinity is where the soul is.” If I can remain true …

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May 05

Confucius says…

Confucius-quotes

When I was a kid and the world was MUCH larger, we used to think we knew something about the Chinese culture by saying “Confucius says…”  I thought he was a fictional character back then.  Over time I have learned the truth, but not really given it much thought until a couple of days ago. …

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