Monthly Archive: October 2007

Oct
31

Inspirational Photos

Photos can have a strong inspirational affect on us. They can freeze a moment of time when we experienced inspiration. They can take us to inspiring places we may not have been. They capture a mood that can be re-experienced every time we look at the picture. All the pictures I feature on this site …

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Oct
30

A Target is Not Always a Destination

Ideals are like stars... choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny.
-Carl Schurz

In yesterday’s post, I touched on the topic of ideals and the frustration that we sometimes experience when we do not meet our own ideals. In today’s post, I would like to discuss this specific topic a little bit more, because it occurs to me how important it is to accept our path of spiritual …

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Oct
29

Failure and Self Acceptance

Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.
-Honore De Balzac

On a day to day basis, we read about the benefits of a spiritual, inspired and enlightened lifestyle. We know that life is a product of our attitude, our faith and our choice to look at things positively. So what happens when we know that all in our heads, but don’t always feel it in …

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Oct
27

Web Authors Who Inspire Me X

The first rule of behavior modification is to love and accept yourself the way you are.
-Jean Browman

Today’s quote comes from Jean Browman of cheerfulmonk.com in her guest post for the Desiderata Project at every, every minute: If You’re Working Too Hard, You’re Doing It Wrong!. Her article is a superbly written, gentle, but powerful reminder that personal growth and development should be an enjoyable, enlightening process, not a frustrating burden. I …

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Oct
26

When Dreams Don’t Come True

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
-Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore at Wikipedia

My cat, Macy, and I enjoyed a nice cat nap last Sunday afternoon. It was 72ºF, sunny and very breezy, and we enjoyed the warmth of the sun shining on us through the window, the fresh breeze in our faces and sweet dreams. Well, I’m not really sure about her dreams, but I had some …

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Oct
25

Lonely in a Crowd

Remember we're all in this alone.
-Lily Tomlin

Jean Browman at cheerfulmonk.com wrote a post earlier this week, At Home in the Universe, in which she writes about the feeling of loneliness that some of us can feel sometimes and fears that go along with feeling alone. She has opened up a discussion on this topic and has asked several bloggers, including myself, …

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Oct
24

Joy is Time Management

Energy is equal to desire and purpose.
-Sheryl Adams

For years, I struggled with time management. I always had a million things to do. I was delaying gratification and working all the time. I felt as if I was getting nothing done. My to-do list was always growing, and I had no free time. Now, I have many times as many responsibilities and still …

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