Category Archives: Snippets From Friends and Other Inspiring People

We are not alone! There are wise people all around who inspire and shape our thinking. Here are a few words that have made a difference in my life.

From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

One of the great liabilities of life is that all too many people find themselves living amid a great period of social change and yet they fail to develop the new attitudes, the new mental responses that the new situation … Continue reading

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From Marie-Louise von Franz

By grabbing their own fantasies and pulling them too eagerly into the light of consciousness and by interpreting them at once with too much intensity, many people destroy their secret inner life. Creativity sometimes needs the protection of darkness, of … Continue reading

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From Xolani Nkosi

Do all you can, with what you have, in the time you have, in the place where you are. Xolani Nkosi was a South African boy born with HIV who became a national voice for children with AIDS before dying … Continue reading

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From Lynn Ungar

Shared with me by my friend Peggy: Camas Lilies Consider the lilies of the field, the blue banks of camas opening into acres of sky along the road. Would the longing to lie down and be washed by that beauty … Continue reading

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From the Desert Fathers and Mothers

Evagrius Ponticus wrote: When you pray with tears, God will pay close attention.

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From C. G. Jung

Today I can say that I have never lost touch with my initial experiences. All my works, all my creative activity, has come from those initial fantasies and dreams which began in 1912, almost 50 years ago. Everything that I … Continue reading

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From Caroline Myss

. . . information that is accessible to intuition makes its presence known by making us feel uncomfortable, depressed, and anxious–or at the other extreme, drifty and detached, as if we were suddenly cut off from our feelings. In dreams … Continue reading

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