Archive for the Inspirational Quotes Category

Was Jesus talking about artistic angst in the Gospel of Thomas saying #70? (Article 2 of 2)

Continuing from last week, we are exploring an often misquoted saying from the Gospel of Thomas, which erroneously is quoted like this: INACCURATE: “If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you […]

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Was Jesus talking about artistic angst in the Gospel of Thomas saying #70? (Article 1 of 2)

A few months ago, I went looking for that quote from the Gospel of Thomas — the one that artists, writers, and healers love — the one that says something like: if you do not bring forth what is within you, it will just kiiiiiiiill you. Oh yeah. In the […]

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Ode to Healing New Jersey (hurricane Sandy)

It is the job of poets, writers, artists, and healers to both uplift society in dark times and help them enjoy the good times. As a former resident of New Jersey, the photos and news of hurricane Sandy has been personally shocking and devastating. As a writer/poet […]

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Welcoming Virgo: Harvest Your Crop

Today at  4:21 am PDT, the sun moved into Virgo. It’s harvest time, friends. Most of us don’t have much of a connection with sheathing wheat or gathering the bounty of the earth to prepare for the winter. The closest we get to a seed’s fruition is […]

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Inspirational Quote: It is always OK to heal

“It is ALWAYS OK to heal.  Healing is not rejecting what was, but shifting into a new way of being that moves beyond what was.  It is always OK to evolve this way spiritually, physically, mentally, in relationships, with your environment, and in your self-relationship.  Always.” –Daria […]

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Inspirational quote: The value of healing

“Healing is extraordinarily valuable, even priceless. Healing can be applied in any field, any business, any situation. When it does, it consistently creates permanent positive transformation. This is much more valuable than solving a problem temporarily.” –Daria Boissonnas, The Gift of the Healer (due out late 2011)

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You are healing

In every moment, you are healing.  Your body tends constantly towards health, repairing, replacing, replenishing.  Your thinking and emotions continuously heal and you move on.  You are a walking and talking bundle of healing!  Once in a while, this process hits a snag, but think of how […]

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Inspirational Quote: Hate cannot drive out hate

“I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can […]

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Wide Awake Tip: Mastery & Inspirational Quote: Ansel Adams

“There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.” — Ansel Adams   I love this quote because it demonstrates Adams’ mastery. He durn well knows the standard rules of how to make a “good” photo.  And as a master, he knows how to break […]

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Wide Awake Tip: a.m. Intention-Setting & Inspirational Quote: Ghandi

“I have so much to accomplish today that I must meditate for two hours instead of one.” —Mahatma Gandhi What do you do in the morning to prepare for your day? You likely clean your teeth and wash and feed your body.  But what about maintaining your connection […]

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Inspirational Quote: Emily Dickinson

If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain. —Emily Dickinson

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Inspirational Quote: Answers

“The answers to your questions, dreams, and prayers are limited first by your not asking them. The second limitation comes from not seeing or accepting the answers in front of you. The third from not believing the answers came from within you where your capacity to accomplish […]

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Inspirational Quote: Healing is about the Now

“Healing, enlightenment, and spiritual evolution are not about an escape to Nirvana.  Healing is about manifesting divinity in the world of matter, right here, right now.” –Daria Boissonnas, Founder of the Global Institute for Awakening

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Inspirational Quote: Power

You are always more powerful than you think you are.  Always. — Daria Boissonnas, Founder of the Global Institute for Awakening Remind yourself of this regularly!  Your thinking mind will never fully understand the power of your higher self or your latent potential.  It will only be […]

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Inspirational quote: Carl Sagan

Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works. — Astronomer Carl Sagan, in The Demon-Haunted World There is one magazine I’ve subscribed to consistently over the years: National Geographic.  I love it because it takes me […]

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Inspirational Quote: Debbie Ford

“Our shadows hold the essence of who we are.  They hold our most treasured gifts.  By facing these aspects of ourselves, we become free to experience our glorious totality:  the good and the bad, the dark and the light.  It is by embracing all of who we […]

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You are the one butterfly

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ   You are the one butterfly who can change the world. Are you flapping your wings today? Chaos theory tells us that the smallest effort can snowball and change the world.  What small positive action can you take today to heal yourself and live a better life?  […]

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Inspirational Quote: Donna Karan

“My mission in life is to access God’s gift of creativity to inspire, to touch people’s minds, bodies and spirits with love and compassion — to make a difference in this world.” — Donna Karan, Fashion Designer Have you written out a life mission statement?  Every person […]

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Inspirational Quote: Emily Dickinson

“If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain: If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain.”           —Emily Dickinson, American Poet (1830-1886) […]

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Inspirational Quote: Rae Atira-Soncea

“To me it’s like living and breathing: when I don’t make art I’m not happy.  And philosophically, I believe that the process of making is what holds the earth together, whether it’s making love or making bread or making babies or making art.  It’s part of the […]

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