Waking Up to Ourselves
“The deepest meaning of Advent cannot be understood by anyone who has not first experienced being terrified unto death about himself and his human prospects and likewise what is revealed within himself about the situation and constitution of mankind in general. This entire message about God’s coming, about the Day of Salvation, about redemption drawing near, will be merely divine...
It’s that time of the quarter again. You all know what I am talking about… exam studying, final papers, applying to jobs for next year.. you know, stress coming out of your ears sort of thing. I feel like blowing up on people and just running around in circles. But, it will all be over by next week. And then… winter break! Got to keep my head up, we can do this! :)
The only people you need in your life are the ones who prove that they need you...
The Universe by nature is loving and supportive. Successful people know how to tap this support by enlisting the cooperation of others in order to achieve their goals. They also know that to receive support, they must first support themselves. An entrepreneur once told his fellow inventors, “Before others will believe in you, you must believe in yourself. Your faith in yourself will attract...
Things do not change. We change.– Henry David Thoreau
If I lose the light of the sun, I will write by candlelight, moonlight, no...– Henry Rollins (via clavicola)
Thanksgiving, giving thanks.
It’s that time of year again when family reunions overflow and food is never in short supply. Today, Thanksgiving Day, we drove down to my mom’s house for a homemade meal with my sister, cousins, aunt and uncle. When it came time to hold hands for grace, we each had to say a short little prayer of what we were thankful for. My turn came quickly, and I said: “I am thankful for...
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.– William James
Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and...– Leo Tolstoy