I believe we should expect to have the good we want, when we want it, and as much of it as we can take and use. ~Ernest Holmes, “Know Yourself” (1936)
Thank As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better. ~Steve Maraboli
You can do it like it’s a great weight on you, or you can do it like it’s a part of the dance. ~Ram Dass
If life is not a celebration, why remember it? If life is not an offering to the other, what are we doing on this earth? ~Elie Wiesel
Life is a blessing or a curse, according to the use we make of it. In the long run, no one judges us but ourselves, and no one condemns us but ourselves. ~The Science of Mind
Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say, whatever you want to do, do it now. ~Michael Landon
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
Don’t be afraid of losing people. Be afraid of losing yourself by trying to please everyone around you.
I’m a grown-ass lady and I do what I want.
We may think we suffer because of lack of love from others, but that is never the case. Our suffering actually comes from not loving ourselves. Nothing is more painful than that.
~Rev. Karen Wylie
Freedom is realizing you have a choice.
~T. F. Hodge
When the body functions spontaneously, that is called instinct. When the soul functions spontaneously, that is called intuition.
When setting out on a journey, don’t seek advice from those who have never left home.
When you don’t know what to do, focus on love.
Love is an infinite intelligence that will always help you if you let it.
~Life Loves You Cards by Louise Hay and Robert Holden
Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress.
Working hard or something we love is called passion.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.
Do not hesitate to use [the Law] for any purpose which is constructive. It is no more selfish to use spiritual Law for personal purposes than it is to plant a garden for your own personal use.
~Ernest Holmes, “This Thing Called You,” (p. 41)
Growth is a spiritual process, doubling back on itself, reassessing and regrouping.
~Julia Margaret Cameron
Religious people believe in hell. Spiritual people have been there. ~Vine Deloria Jr.
Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. ~Leonard Cohen, “Anthem”
Music is the emotional life of most people. ~Leonard Cohen
Going with the flow is responding to cues from the universe. When you go with the flow, you’re surfing Life force. It’s about wakeful trust and total collaboration with what’s showing up for you. ~Danielle LaPorte
Enlightenment is when a wave realizes it is the ocean.
You are the beloved of God, and it is God’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. ~Eugene D Holden
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind. ~Romans 12:2
We love because it is the only true adventure of life. ~Nikki Giovanni
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop. ~Rumi
Man is potentially perfect, but free will and self-choice cause him to appear imperfect. ~Ernest Holmes
There is wisdom in knowing when we’re done with something, when it is time to release or shut down the fruitless use of precious energies. ~Rev. Dr. Margaret Stortz
I expect, fully and emphatically, the answer to my prayer today. Right now do I possess the thing I so great desire. ~”The Science of Mind,” p. 243
And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. ~Ranier Maria Rilke
Not all those who wander are lost. ~J. R. R. Tolkien
There is only one all-pervading God. It has only one message. … Love all, encompass all and transcend the limits of the selfish gene. ~Amit Ray
You either move toward something you love or away from something you fear. The first expands, the second constructs. ~Tom Crum
When we depend on other people, we are simply taking their light and trying to light our path with it. When we depend on ourselves, we are depending on that inner voice that is God, speaking in and through all. ~Ernest Holmes
We’ve never experienced this very moment before, and the next moment will not be the same as the one we are in now. ~Pema Chödrön
See every difficulty as a challenge, a stepping stone, and never be defeated by anything or anyone. ~Eileen Caddy
Give with love and you will love to give. ~Rev. Dr. Heather Clark
Joy comes to us in ordinary moments. We risk missing out when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary. ~Brene Brown
Every encounter is a holy one. I am sent nothing but Angels. ~Ernest Holmes
The pain pushes until the vision pulls. ~Michael Bernard Beckwith
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. ~Dalai Lama
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people’s books and write your own. ~Albert Einstein
When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new. ~Dalai Lama
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. ~Martin Luther King Jr.
We either make ourselves miserable. Or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same. ~Carlos Castaneda
You just do it. You force yourself to put one foot in front of the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way. ~Elizabeth Taylor
All problems are illusions of the mind. ~Eckhart Tolle
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying. ~Tony Robbins
If you change nothing, nothing will change. ~Anonymous
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. ~Lao Tzu
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. ~Nelson Mandela
Will freaking out help? The answer is always no. ~Brené Brown
Holding on to anything is like holding on to your breath. You will suffocate. The only way to get anything in the physical universe is by letting go of it. Let go and it will be yours forever. ~Deepak Chopra
Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. ~Suzy Kassem
You must value yourself enough to make self care a priority. ~Deepak Chopra
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. ~Albert Einstein
Laughter attracts joy, releases negativity, and leads to miraculous cures. ~The Secret
There is no path to happiness: Happiness is the path. ~Gautama Buddha
Your thinking will become infinitely richer as you welcome intuition and learn to develop it. ~Deepak Chopra
If you can’t do anything about it, then let it go. Don’t be a prisoner to things you can’t change. ~Tony Gaskins
When we are willing to stay even a moment with uncomfortable energy, we gradually learn not to fear it. ~Pema Chödrön
The bigger your purpose the louder your ego. ~Doreen Virtue
When you have the choice between being right or being kind, always choose kindness. ~Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving. ~Mother Teresa
To achieve greatness start where you are, use what you have, and do what you can. ~Arthur Ashe
Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice. ~The Secret
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. ~Oprah Winfrey
If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present ~Lao Tzu
Knowing when to walk away, is wisdom. Being able to, is courage. Walking away with your head held high is dignity. ~Unknown
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. ~Mark Twain
You have to learn how to care about people without taking on all of their problems. ~Phylicia Rashad
The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises. ~Leo Buscaglia
‘What is’ is the truth. When we start going off on what ‘should be’ or ‘could be’ or ‘would be’ then we’re living a life of illusion. Why create confusion and conflict? Accept what is. Love what is. Work with what is. That’s reasonable. Yes, we can make changes – but only when we start from a place of clear understanding. ~Lissa Coffey
The point of self-love is not to become selfish, but to heal from the inside out and to allow the parts of us that were once shut down to open. By doing this, we will have more to give life and others, not less. ~Rita Loyd
Fear does not prevent death. It prevents life. ~Naguib Mahfouz
Your Ego is not your Amigo. ~ Doreen Virtue
Live your life and forget your age. ~Norman Vincent Peale
You get what you think about whether you want it or not. So think happy, positive thoughts! ~Law of Attraction
If you desire something you have never had; you must do something you have never done. ~Unknown
Reject hatred without hating. ~Mary Baker Eddy
When you lose touch with inner stillness, you lose touch with yourself.When you lose touch with yourself, you lose yourself in the world. ~Eckhart Tolle, “Stillness Speaks”
Don’t make it happen. Make it welcome. ~Rev. Michael Beckwith