offers meditation training and free sample mini-meditations.
When we quit thinking primarily about
ourselves and our own self-preservation, we
undergo a truly heroic transformation of
-- Joseph Campbell
Look fear in the face...
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by each
experience in which you really stop to look fear in the
face. You are able to say to yourself, "I have lived
through this horror. I can take the next thing that
comes along." - Eleanor Roosevelt
It takes as much self-esteem to recognize what you've
got to give this world as it does to recognize that you
have low self-esteem. Do you realize how often you
apologize for being an incredible person? Do you want
to know how you develop self-esteem? Pay attention to
that! -- Caroline Myss, "Self Esteem"
To measure you by your smallest deed is to reckon the ocean by the
frailty of its foam; To judge you by your failures is to cast blame
upon the seasons for their inconsistencies. -- Kahlil Gibran
The holiness in everyday life...
When your life is filled with the desire to see the holiness in
everyday life, something magical happens: ordinary life becomes
extraordinary, and the very process of life begins to nourish your
soul. -- Rabbi Harold Kushner
Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself
what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because
what the world needs is people who have come alive. --
Harold Thurman Whitman
Mending the world...
Ours is not the task of fixing the entire world all at
once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the
world that is within our reach. -- Clarissa Pinkola