The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with
nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.
Let the beauty we love become the good we do.
Food is medicine, medicine is food
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
To do two things at once is to do neither.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions."
~Harold S. Geneen~
The adventure of the hero is the adventure of being alive.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of
the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
~Henry Brooks Adams~
The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine.
It is only through courage, persistence, hope and love that we can start saving lives together.
~The Flood Sisters~
Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side.
Happy people learn that happiness, like sweat, is a by-product of activity.
~Frank Pittman III~
If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive. If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
If you are what you eat, and you don't know what you're eating, do you
know who you are?
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
If there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not deter
or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.
A racing mind that reacts sensitively to little things indicates thinking that has
lost its spiritual strength. Meditation restores that power.
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith
and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication.
Remember all things are possible for those who believe
We can create a more sustainable, cleaner and safer world by making
wiser energy choices.
Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.
~Henry David Thoreau~
There can be little doubt that a certain amount of corporate philanthropy is simply good business and works for the long-term benefit of the investors.
The time is always right to do what is right.
~Martin Luther King Jr.~
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary
~Jean Paul Richter~
Compassion automatically invites you to relate with people because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy.
What is a soul? It's like electricity - we don't really know what it is, but
it's a force that can light a room.
We rely upon artists to articulate what most of us can only feel in joy and sorrow. Whenever I feel my courage wavering I rush to them. They will give me the wisdom of acceptance, the will and resilience to push on.