Guest Author - Vannie Ryanes
Chinese Taoist Philosopher Lao-tzu on kindness Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. An act of kindness is never forgotten.
Christmas is here, Merry old Christmas, Gift-bearing, heart-touching, joy-bringing Christmas, Day of grand memories, king of the year!
There is nothing sadder in this world than to be awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
At Christmas I no more desire a rose than wish a snow in May’s new-fangled shows, But like of each thing that in season grows.
You don’t live in a world all your own. Your brothers are here, too.
Everyone needs help from everyone.
What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?
A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s.
Man absolutely cannot live by himself.
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.
Three things in human life are important: The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
I am the pause between two notes.
—Rainer Maria Rilke
Health requires this relaxation, this aimless life. This life in the present.
—Henry David Thoreau
We have lived not in the proportion to the number of years we have spent on Earth, but in proportion as we have enjoyed.
—Henry David Thoreau
We all need to pause before the contemplation of our lives before we can laugh or cry. We are dying for it, literally dying for it.
—William Carlos Williams
I lean and loaf at my ease…observing a spear of summer grass.
It’s in our idleness… that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
You can have little periods during the day where you stop and refocus, say a prayer, whatever may be meaningful to you and it can get you back into freedom from fear, into the moment and living the person you want to be.
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters in the end.
To live is so startling, It leaves little time for anything else.
The prizes go to those who meet emergencies successfully. And the way to meet emergencies is to do each daily task the best we can.
Hone your skills for work and family and you hone them for living life to the fullest