A Balanced Inner Calmness

“A balanced inner calmness radiates from a peaceful centre. It neither craves others’ approval nor rejects others’ presence. It neither pulls towards nor pushes away. It has a reverent attitude towards life and all its inhabitants.”  ― Donna Goddard, The Love of Devotion

The only way to counteract chaos is stillness

“When everything is moving and shifting, the only way to counteract chaos is stillness. When things feel extraordinary, strive for ordinary. When the surface is wavy, dive deeper for quieter waters.” — Kristin Armstrong Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/chaos

The Other Side

  “The other side of… pain is joy… control is freedom… sadness is happiness… chaos is calmness… individuality is community… hate is Love. Seek out balance whenever you can….”                       — Melchor Lim     Read more:  http://www.searchquotes.com/quotation/The_other_side_of…_pain_is_joy…_control_is_freedom…_sadness_is_happiness…_chaos_is_calmness./560333/#ixzz5k8fFVUgm

Know when to take a break from tech

“The problem is that technology has become an extra limb for some of us. It’s important to utilize this technology, but at the same time it’s important to know when to take a break from it.”— Alex Broches,

Getting in Balance

“Getting in balance is not so much about adopting new strategies to change your behaviors, as it is about realigning yourself in all of your thoughts so as to create a balance between what you desire and how you conduct your life on a daily basis.” —Wayne Dyer

Be Aware of Wonder

“Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.” – Robert Fulgham   ====== The above fabric art item by Rogene A. Robbins is available in the Espirational Gallery.     f    

That Tricky Little Thing Called Balance

It is difficult to maintain a sense of balance in a world filled with chaos.  The urgency of current events and the resulting upheaval throw us off kilter.  And we are bombarded with the stuff. Turn on your computer and there are written words, images and videos designed to make you angry, fearful and throwContinue reading “That Tricky Little Thing Called Balance”

What “outsiders” teach us about community

Recent attempts in the U.S. to limit what it means to be an American and exclude those who don’t measure up sadden, frighten and disturb me.  When will it stop? Will you make the cut? I’m not sure I will. The example being set by our President that it is okay to bully, belittle, mimic,Continue reading “What “outsiders” teach us about community”

We are all children of God traveling on spaceship earth together

“The seven of us on board [the Space Shuttle] represented five different religions.  But we were all agreed – it just doesn’t make sense how people on earth treat each other.  It doesn’t make any difference what language we speak.  It doesn’t make any difference what country we come from.  It certainly doesn’t make anyContinue reading “We are all children of God traveling on spaceship earth together”