The Far reaches of my mind ......
Life sayingsMon, May 22, 2006 - 3:10 PM
by reaching out, touching
The world is a wonderful place when you choose
to let it be.
Happy is a state of mind,
an attitude, not determined
by place or circumstances.
We need to reach out
to those who care.
Let them lift our spirits.
Let them touch our lives.
Let them share.
Happiness doesn't come
from things external.
Happiness comes from within.
We should treasure
the moments of our day
as we should treasure
each breath of our lives.
We can choose to do
what we love
or choose to listen to the fears and insecurities
We can choose
to change ourselves.
Start with one thought,
then another, one step,
one day at a time.
Our lives won't magically
change until we choose
to change them.
Your life's work
is all that you are.
As you learn,
others can follow
by your example
To truly live is to Think,
to Do, to Will,
to Create, to Dream,
We can choose to be happy,
while we change our course,
set our new goals,
and move forward
in our lives.
While planning for tomorrow,
we must live today.
Today is our only time,
tomorrow doesn't exist yet
and yesterday is gone.
To live each moments
as it comes.
To rush forward to meet life.
To live with every fiber
of one's being.
To experience every kind
To live and love and have being.
The new life I am creating
will be an adventure.
It will be freedom.
It will be love.
It will be whatever
I choose it to be.
Freedom is not
license to do
as you selfishly will,
to be true to oneself.
To teach effectively,
you must live it.
Edwina K. Brady
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Wow, I needed that - thank you.
To teach effectively,
you must live it.
A reminder that I need to be more mindful.
|I've been having an ongoing discussion about this stuff for the last 2 weeks with my students. I think I'll post one of these every couple of days in front of the room until summer break .... saturate them with my preaching that we are masters of our mind and body. Thanks for sharing these, Jingles ....|
another great reminder.............GEORGE CARLIN (His wife recently died...)
A wonderful Message by George Carlin:
The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but
shorter tempers, wider Freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more,
but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and
smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees
but less sense, more knowledge, but less judgment, more experts, yet
more problems, more medicine, but less wellness.
We drink too much, smoke too much, spend too recklessly, laugh too
little, drive too fast, get too angry, stay up too late, get up too
tired, read too little, watch TV too much, and pray too seldom. We have
multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values. We talk too much,
love too seldom, and hate too often.
We've learned how to make a living, but not a life. We've added years to
life not life to years. We've been all the way to the moon and back, but
have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbor. We conquered
outer space but not inner space. We've done larger things, but not
We've cleaned up the air, but polluted the soul. We've conquered the
atom, but not our prejudice. We write more, but learn less. We plan
more, but accomplish less. We've learned to rush, but not to wait. We
build more computers to hold more information, to produce more copies
than ever, but we communicate less and less.
These are the times of fast foods and slow digestion, big men and small
character, steep profits and shallow relationships. These are the days
of two incomes but more divorce, fancier houses, but broken homes. These
are days of quick trips, disposable diapers, throwaway morality, one
night stands, overweight bodies, and pills that do everything from
cheer, to quiet, to kill. It is a time when there is much in the
showroom window and nothing in the stockroom. A time when technology can
bring this letter to you, and a time when you can choose either to share
this insight, or to just hit delete... Remember; spend some time with
your loved ones, because they are not going to be around forever.
Remember, say a kind word to someone who looks up to you in awe, because
that little person soon will grow up and leave your side.
Remember, to give a warm hug to the one next to you, because that is the
only treasure you can give with your heart and it doesn't cost a cent.
Remember, to say, "I love you" to your partner and your loved ones, but
most of all mean it. A kiss and an embrace will mend hurt when it comes
from deep inside of you.
Remember to hold hands and cherish the moment for someday that person
will not be there again.
Give time to love, give time to speak! And give time to share the
precious thoughts in your mind.
AND ALWAYS REMEMBER:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the
moments that take our breath away.
If you don't send this to at least 8 people....Who cares?
I stumbled on it...Jingles....my muse. I have been out of touch. And what a lovely gift from you.
I was just making a qwik check in tribe while I stumbled on your posting. I love it!! thanksthanksthanksthanks
I HAVE checked out a few of your early postings, awile..ago, not sure why...another wandering moment I guess. And what I discovered then was.....
You are Special - with a capital S