HeartQuotes from August, 2002
There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement
The aspects of a thing that are most important to us are hidden to us because
of their simplicity and familiarity.
St John of the Cross
Where there is no love, put love and you will find love.
R.D. Laing, The Politics of Experience
What we think is less than what we know;
What we know is less than what we love;
What we love is so much less than what there is.
And to that precise extent we are so much less than what we are.
What counts in making a happy relationship is not so much how compatible you
are, but how you deal with incompatibility.
Love is not a matter of what happens in life. It's a matter of what's happening
in your heart.
We are all functioning at a small fraction of our capacity to live fully in its
total meaning of loving, caring, creating and adventuring. Consequently, the
actualizing of our potential can become the most exciting adventure of our lifetime.
Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't
Doc Childre and Howard Martin, The
You can never get to peace and inner security without first acknowledging all
of the good things in your life. If you're forever wanting and longing for more
without first appreciating things the way they are, you'll stay in discord.
Talk does not cook rice.
I am an old man and have a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
Sara Paddison, The
Hidden Power of the Heart
Stress is inner biofeedback, signaling you that frequencies are fighting within
your system. The purpose of stress isn't to hurt you, but to let you know it's
time to go back to the heart and start loving.
Hunter Patch Adams
The most revolutionary act one can commit in our world is to be happy.
Change is inevitable; growth is optional.
We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong.
The amount of work is the same.
Daphine Rose Kingma
Today, see if you can stretch your heart and expand your love so that it touches
not only those to whom you can give it easily, but also those who need it so
You cannot teach people anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves.
Care is the actualization of love assumed.
Albert Einstein, quoted in H Eves Mathematical Circles Adieu (Boston 1977).
A human being is a part of the whole, called by us Universe, a part limited in
time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something
separated from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This
delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and
to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves
from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures
and the whole of nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely,
but the striving for such achievement is in itself a part of the liberation and
a foundation for inner security.
Neutral is a state where you are not jumping ahead too quickly or moving too
slow. Neutral does not mean being inactive, complacent or passive. It's about
a calm poise that allows for new information and new possibilities to emerge
before taking further action. When in neutral you actually increase your sensitivity
and intuitive intelligence. Neutral is fertile ground for new possibilities to
In order to create there must be a dynamic force, and what force is more potent
I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among
you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate
brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
Remember, you create your own reality by the choices you make in the moment.
Today, go for more moments of creating 'heaven on earth.' It's your choice. Efficient
decisions from the heart will take you there.
Carl W. Buechner
They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.