Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.

— Jalal ad-Din Rumi, February 12, 2013

You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.

— Pubilius Syrus [it’s not always easy to be kind, yet it is almost always worth it], January 23, 2016

Every time you settle for the unacceptable you suffer a small death.

— Stephen C. Paul [stand up, speak up, raise up], March 19, 2018

All great changes are preceded by chaos.

— unknown [one way to endure unsettling times is to know that they ultimately lead to growth], February 21, 2017

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.

— Eleanor Roosevelt, August 14, 2015

You can be a good person with a kind heart and still say no.

— unknown [saying NO helps maximize your next YES], September 25, 2020

At the end of the day you can either focus on what’s tearing you apart OR what’s holding you together.

— source unknown [hang in there, ok?], November 22, 2014

It’s not so much what you do; it is the attention and intention that people notice.

— Gary Kunath [bring your best, forget the rest], December 24, 2020

Want better answers? Ask better questions! Instead of ‘Why is this happening to me?’ perhaps you could wonder, ‘How can I grow from this?’

— September 12, 2016

Student says, ‘I am very discouraged. What should I do?’ Master says, ‘Encourage others.’ [The best fix when you’re down: lift others up.]

— October 18, 2016

Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art…

— Maya Angelou, November 7, 2014

It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.

— Joseph Campbell, December 23, 2012

Sometimes our lives have to be completely shaken up, changed, and rearranged to relocate us to the place we are meant to be.

— unknown, December 18, 2017

Our lives become lighter when we can give others a bit of our heart more often than we give them a piece of our mind.

— unknown (adapted), April 7, 2016

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

— Helen Keller [build some bridges today; with friends, with foes, with strangers], February 10, 2018

When nothing is sure, everything is possible.

— Margaret Drabble [accept uncertainty as an invitation to dream], September 5, 2013

They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.

— Kahlil Gibran, April 8, 2012

The more stuff you do, the more you give luck a chance to find you.

— Scott Adams [let 2018 be about expanding our opportunities for luck], January 1, 2018

Have a mind that is open to everything and attached to nothing.

— Tilopa [experiment with the paradox of both HIGH and NO expectations], December 31, 2020

Everything is connected; nothing lasts; you are not alone.

— Lewis Richmond [whenever you’re feeling lost, let these truths bring you home], March 26, 2017

Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them

— Eckhart Tolle [see them without being sunk by them], February 26, 2017

Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research.

— C Jung [integrate acquired wisdom and experience as you age!], November 14, 2019

Stress is caused by being HERE but wanting to be THERE.’

— Eckhart Tolle [gently and frequently invite yourself into this moment.], March 12, 2015

I don’t always feel lucky, but I’m smart enough to try.

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