Meaning

We Shape Ourself

We shape our self to fit this world and by the world are shaped again. The visible and the invisible working together in common cause, to produce the miraculous. I am thinking of the way the intangible air passed at speed round a shaped wing easily holds our weight. So may we, in this life…

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The Wolves Within

An old Grandfather said to his grandson, who came to him with anger at a friend who had done him an injustice, “Let me tell you a story. I too, at times, have felt a great hate for those that have taken so much, with no sorrow for what they do. But hate wears you…

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The Invitation

Oriah Mountain Dreamer It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for…

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Positive questions to lift the day

Our life experience is based on what we focus on. Come up with at least one answer to each of these questions and feel fully associated (experience the feelings). If you have difficulty discovering an answer simply add the word ‘could’. Example: “What could I be most happy about in my life now?” What am I…

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Instructions for Life from the Dalai Lama

Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. Follow the three Rs: Respect for self, respect for others and responsibility for all your actions. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. Learn the rules so you know how…

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Attention and Practice

At a time when we are bombarded with demands on our attention our greatest asset is our ability to place and hold our attention on what we consciously choose to pay attention to. ‘We are what we repeatedly do’ – Aristotle ‘It is necessary to come to terms with the fact we are always practicing…

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