Cherish A Beautiful Vision

“He who cherishes a beautiful vision, a lofty ideal in his heart, will one day realize it.” — James Allen

Your Greatest Treasures – Lao Tzu

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” — Lao Tzu

With our high tech, fast paced, multiple choice world in which we live, having patience and trying to live a simple life often feels like only a dreamers possibility. Here are ways to simplify your life and free up some time for reflection and thought.

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Time Is Very Misleading

“It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.” — George Harrison 

I Believe In God, but… – John Lennon

“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.”  —  John Lennon

Flowers Are Medicine To The Soul

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“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful: they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.”  — Luther Burbank

“Stop and smell the roses” is a cliché that we hear a lot. If you remember this saying when you look at what is flowering in your part of the world, perhaps you will also remember Mr. Burbank’s words and recognize in yourself that you really do feel better and happier in that moment.

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