Thursday, December 9, 2010

a year of quotes

i'm picky about a lot of things. my yearly calendar is one of them. it has to be just right. i mean, it is going up in my room for a whole year. that's a long time, so i better love it. this years calendar is "mindful living ~ the words of thich nhat hanh". here are the quotes from the year. enjoy.

~ i am determined to cultivate only thoughts that increase trust and love.

~ we have more possibilities each moment than we realize.

march ~ when the rain of compassion falls, even the desert becomes a vast fertile plain.

april ~ the way we speak and listen can offer others joy, happiness, self-confidence, hope, trust and enlightenment.

may ~ when we appreciate and honor the beauty of life, we will make every effort to dwell deeply in the present moment.

june ~ in true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.

july ~ let us live deeply each moment in freedom so time does not slip away meaninglessly.

august ~ forgiveness is the fruit of awareness.

september ~ if you want a tree to grow it won't help to water the leaves. you have to water the roots.

october ~ peace is in ever step. it turns the endless path to joy.

~ learn the art of cultivating joy.

december ~ our body and our mind have the capacity to heal themselves if we allow them to rest.
STRIKE! 60min


Anonymous said...

Good Job. Your Mom and Cousin concur.

Love ya see ya tomorrow.

sarahlove said...

Wonderful collection of things to read all year long! :o)