Making a Better Future

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. – Noam Chomsky This is no time for pessimism, hatred and fatalism. Globally, societies are being disrupted and lives are being threatened. Humanity […]

Gratitude

When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. G.K Chesterton Be grateful every day for the life you have. Each and every one of us is unique – never to come again. Your face, your voice, your heart and soul are one-of-a-kind. And […]

Match Your nature with Nature

The goal of life is to match your heartbeat to the beat of the universe, to match your nature to Nature. Joseph Campbell People in our modern technological society can lose track of their ancient nature. The day-to-day onrushing tasks can seem endless and inescapable. Tasks must be accomplished, and goals met. We have to […]

The Basis of Morality

Compassion is the basis of morality. – Arthur Schopenhauer The goal of this life is to stand in a positive light in order to raise your awareness of the ultimate reality which is adrift upon a cosmic sea as wide as a trillion times a trillion times a trillion oceans. This shining life prepares you […]

One of the Most Marvelous Things

You know it is one of the most marvelous things in life to discover something unexpectedly, spontaneously, to come upon something without premeditation, and instantly to see the beauty, the sacredness, the reality of it. But a mind that is seeking and wanting to find is never in that position at all. – Jiddu Krishnamurti […]

In Order to Survive

For most of history, man has had to fight nature in order to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it. – Jacques Cousteau Great unnatural changes are taking place around the world. When I was young, most people were not concerned about protecting nature. […]

Art has Two Constants

He realized more vividly than ever before, that art had two constants, two unending preoccupations: it is always meditating on death and it is always thereby creating life. –Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago The spark of life within us glimmers and shines, and occasionally adversity or blessing fans the spark into a bonfire. That animated nucleus […]