Wednesday, June 29, 2011


In my mind I have always been free. Inner freedom comes from following a course in harmony with one’s conscience.
- Aung San Suu Kyi

Wednesday, June 22, 2011


Challenges come so we can grow
and be prepared for things
we are not equipped to handle now.

When we face our challenges with faith,
prepared to learn, willing to make changes,
and if necessary, to let go,
we are demanding our power
be turned on.

- Iyanla Vanzant

Tuesday, June 21, 2011


Humanitarian action is more than simple generosity, simple charity. It aims to build spaces of normalcy in the midst of what is abnormal.

More than offering material assistance, we aim to enable individuals to regain their rights and dignity as human beings. ... But we act not in a vacuum, and we speak not into the wind, but with a clear intent to assist, to provoke change, or to reveal injustice. Our action and our voice is an act of indignation, a refusal to accept an active or passive assault on the other.

- James Orbinski

Tuesday, June 14, 2011


Your job on Earth, therefore,
is not to learn (because you already know),
but to remember
Who You Are.

And to remember
who everyone else is.

- Neale Donald Walsch

Thursday, June 9, 2011


This world is swept away by aging, by illness, by death.
For one swept on by aging, no shelters exist.

Keeping sight of this danger in death,
do meritorious deeds that bring bliss.

Make merit while alive.

When the world is on fire with aging and death, one should salvage [future wealth] by giving.

- Buddha

Tuesday, June 7, 2011


There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.

- Anaïs Nin

Wednesday, June 1, 2011


To accomplish great things,
we must not only act,
but also dream,
not only plan,
but also believe.

- Anatole France