Words of Substance



Letters create words. Words ignite thoughts. Thoughts inspire action that birth new realities.

Quotes from the heart are music for the mind. Meditating on a word or chain of words plants a truth within to grow. Your life. Your choice. Here's some faves...

"The most beautiful things cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt by the heart." ~Helen Keller

"To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you." ~Lewis Smedes

"Life is an art not a science. You make it up as you go along." ~Al Hirschfield

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." ~Aesop

"Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them or bear with them." ~Marcus Aurelius (121-180)

"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens." ~Carl Jung (1875-1961)

"You miss 100% of the shots you never take." ~Wayne Gretzky

"Life means to have something definite to do...a mission to fulfill. Avoid setting our life to something makes it empty. Human life, by its very nature, has to be dedicated to something." ~Jose Ortega (1883-1955 philosopher)

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." ~Anais Nin (1903-1977 author)

"The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt." ~Frederick Buechner (born 1926 writer/theologian)

"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe." ~Anatole France (1844-1924 writer)

Everything comes full circle and history repeats for a reason. Unfinished business re-surfaces giving us another opportunity to expand awareness, evolve and know we are Love. ~Valerie Goodman

"No borders, only horizons." ~Amelia Earhardt

"There's a crack in everything...that's how the Light gets in..." ~Leonard Cohen

"Follow your heart, but be quiet for a while first. Ask questions, then feel the answer. Learn to trust your heart." ~Unknown

"Plan your time according to your dreams, not your watch." ~Unknown

"People rarely succeed at anything unless they have fun doing it." ~Unknown

There are a LOT of great books to fertilize your thought garden with...here's a few I highly recommend:

Yoga Beyond Belief by Ganga White
“Yoga is not a goal at all- it is a lifelong process of living and learning that nurtures our being and that enriches the quality of our days.”

Buddha's Brain by Dr. Rick Hanson
Get to know your brain.
"If you can change your brain, you can change your life."

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
“When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
"Sometimes you cannot believe what you see, you have to believe what you feel." A classic.

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra
“Least effort is expended when our actions are motivated by love, because nature is held together by the energy of love.”

All his books shed light on something the heart needs to hear.
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