Archive | January 2012

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Dealing with the Pain of Life

When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don’t you quit. Life is queer […]

Give Yourself Some Credit!

by visually via “Tough times never last, but tough people do!“

Light Shining out of Darkness

God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform; He plants his footsteps in the sea, And rides upon the storm. ——————————————- Deep in unfathomable mines Of never-failing skill, He treasures up his bright designs, And works his sov’reign will. ——————————————– Ye fearful saints, fresh courage take, The clouds ye so much dread Are […]

A Beautiful Way to Start the Day

Lord, make me a channel of thy peace; that where there is hatred, I may bring love; that where there is wrong, I may bring the spirit of forgiveness; that where there is discord, I may bring harmony; that where there is error, I may bring truth; that where there is doubt, I may bring […]

Be Content

“Do not be anxious about your life, what you shall eat or what you shall drink; nor about your body, what you shall put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet […]

Tao Tuesdays #1

1st Verse The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao. The name that can be named is not the eternal name. The Tao is both named and nameless. As nameless it is the origin of all things; as named it is the Mother of 10,000 things. Ever desireless, one can see the […]

Acceptance is the Answer

“And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing, or situation – some fact of my life  – unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing, or situation as being exactly the way […]