June 22, 2017

There is in each of us, no matter how humble, a capacity for love. Even if our lives have not taken the course we had envisioned, even if we are less than the shape of our dreams, we are part of the human family. Somewhere, in the most inconsequential corners of our lives, is the opportunity for love.

June 20, 2017

It’s easy to judge. It’s more difficult to understand. Understanding requires compassion, patience, and a willingness to believe that good hearts sometimes choose poor methods. Through judging, we separate. Through understanding, we grow.

- Doe Zantamata
Jun 20 : Doe Zantamata

June 19, 2017

When I was five years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down “happy.” They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.

June 18, 2017

There were thousands and thousands of forms of joy in the world, but … all were essentially one and the same, namely, the joy of being able to love.

- Michael Ende, The Neverending Story
Jun 18 : Michael Ende

June 17, 2017

Any persons whom you have ever met, even if you have just exchanged a glance on a bus, have become part of your being and consequently you are, in some sense, responsible for them. You carry them in your heart.

- Native American Teaching, quoted in Richard Rohr, Grace in Action
Jun 17 : Native American Teaching

June 16, 2017

Make the most of your time every day of your life … As living human beings we are impermanent, but we are surely not insignificant. Everything we do matters.

- Robert Lawrence Smith, A Quaker Book of Wisdom
Jun 16 : Robert Lawrence Smith

June 15, 2017

You will have wonderful surges forward. Then there must be a time of consolidating before the next forward surge. Accept this as part of the process and never become downhearted.

- Eileen Caddy, God Spoke to Me
Jun 15 : Eileen Caddy