“Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.” By Marcus Garvey I’m a little conflicted about this one, and it has to do with my sometimes unrealistic definition of being intelligent. Part of … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #11: How Are You Smart?
“Do you understand that what you are creating is YOU? You are creating a more prosperous you, you are not creating money. You are creating a more abundant YOU! You’re creating a you with more ease, you’re creating a you with greater opportunity! You’re creating a you with more opportunity for more fun! So, it’s … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #10: I create, you create, we all scream for… creativity!
“You cannot control what your children are exposed to. You can only influence the way they perceive it.” By MaybeMicha This quote crossed my path three time in two weeks. The first was during a conversation with my parents about trying to figure out what experiences from growing up influenced who I am today. I’m … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #9: Teach your children well
“Stop leaving and you will arrive. Stop searching and you will see. Stop running away and you will be found.” By Lao Tzu Have faith, everything happens when it should. I know you’ve heard this before. The law of attraction tells us to set our intention and let it go into the universe. Many religions … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #8: Let It All Be
“When you’re going through hard times and wonder where God is, remember the teacher is always quiet during the test.” By Keanu Reeves These messages are increasingly coming at the most opportune times and I wonder if the teacher is not being so quiet anymore, because I’m actively listening, or because I’m hearing my inner … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #7: The signs that we overlook
“Intuition will find you when you follow the nudges of your soul.” From morethanameatsuit.com This is true every time for me. I’m really not sure why I don’t always follow those nudges. Perhaps it’s fear of commitment or just momentary laziness. Whatever it is, I can’t think of an example when I a strong internal … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #6: Hey! Stop poking me!
“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” By Socrates I’ve come across this one quite a bit in the last few years and it felt hard to apply in real life. However, it was when I looked back throughout my life at past friendships and acquaintances that I realized the … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #5: Ideas are Best!
“Stress is caused by being here, but wanting to be there.” By Eckhart Tolle I have a real love-hate relationship with Eckhart Tolle! He has a viciously annoying skill for stating the truth to me, especially when I don’t want to hear it! Maybe he should have put this quote on the cover of The … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #4: Is that stress over there?
“You often feel tired, not because you’ve done too much, but because you’ve done too little of what sparks a light in you.” By http://www.awakening-intuition.com I was going to joke that I’m sure about this one, because today I worked m myself hard with my landscaping and was physically too tired to do more, even though … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #3: All this Procrastination is Exhausting!
“If you think that when you take a vacation, or find the ideal partner, or get a better job, or a nicer place to live, or whatever it is, then you will finally be happy, that’s when you lose yourself in the future.” By Eckhart Tolle This one’s been rumbling around my mind for a … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #2: What came first, the chicken or the egg, or happiness?