Artistic Wisdom

Love the moment, and the energy of the moment will spread beyond all boundaries.
Sister Mary Corita Kent, American pop artist

Song Lines

Storms never last do they baby
Bad times all pass with the wind
Your hand in mine stills the thunder
And you make the sun want to shine.
— Jessi Colter's Storms Never Last, sung by Jessi and Waylon Jennings

African-American Wisdom

Fortitude is the fuel of the long-distance runner who, despite inner fatigue and the apparent success of others, nevertheless keeps on keeping on. It is perhaps the most enabling and valuable of all the virtues.
— Peter J. Gomes in The Good Life


Don't expect applause.
— Buddhist Lojong slogan quoted by Norman Fischer in Training in Compassion

New Thought Wisdom

Think big thoughts, but relish small pleasures.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr., in Life's Little Instruction Book

Spiritual Quotation

To journey without being changed is to be a nomad. To change without journeying is to be a chameleon. To journey and be transformed by the journey is to be a pilgrim.
— Mark Nepo in The Exquisite Risk

Buddhist Wisdom

To be present is the most fundamental generosity of all. When there is nothing else to do, when we are in a situation that seems hopelessly blocked, there is still one thing we can do: we can be there.
— Lewis Richmond in Work as A Spiritual Practice


Wisdom of the years be yours
Joy of friendships be yours
Wealth of memories be yours
Fruit of memories be yours…
Peace of God be yours.
— Ray Simpson in Celtic Blessings

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