A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.- Ayn Rand The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -Martin Luther King, Jr. The greatness of a man … Continue reading man
getting grip with grief What is it with grief? Why is it difficult to get out of grief? How does grief take hold of one? Losing someone that is dear can be traumatic. What is more traumatic however is the constant remembrance. The little moments remembered, the last discussions that continued to play in your … Continue reading when in GRIEF…
It is the gifted, unorthodox individual, in the laboratory, or the study, or the walk by the river at twilight, who has always brought to us, and must continue to bring to us, all the basic resources by which we live.- Caryl Parker Haskins There are only five notes in the musical scale, but their … Continue reading YOU on an unbeaten path?
The Road Not Taken BY ROBERT FROST Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps … Continue reading unbeaten path ?
When I started these series of posts on the self journey, I used the first set of posts to explore the question of an individual finding himself. There were discussions on the processes involved in being the YOU in YOU. It was after these posts that I started discussing the steps below one after the … Continue reading 20 steps to new YOU
create time to listen to yourself and your God To evolve a positive self-concept, the individual needs to realize his position in the scheme of things and understand himself. In order to understand any object or person, there is the need to study the object or person. In order for man to understand himself there … Continue reading did YOU just appear here?
“You're alive, Bod. That means you have infinite potential. You can do anything, make anything, dream anything. If you can change the world, the world will change. Potential. Once you're dead, it's gone. Over. You've made what you've made, dreamed your dream, written your name. You may be buried here, you may even walk. But … Continue reading are YOU living or existing?
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony. -Thomas Merton The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise person. Euripides Balance … Continue reading are you a whole BEING?
“One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity. Connect with those around you today. Say, "I love you", "I'm sorry", "I appreciate you", "I'm proud of you"...whatever you're feeling. Send random texts, write a cute note, embrace your truth and share it...cause a smile today for someone else...and give plenty … Continue reading you are not of this world?
“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov “All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and … Continue reading why are YOU here?