A cosmic god had a horse. The horse was beautiful and also it had many good qualities. But it wanted to be more perfect in every way. It especially wanted to become beauty unparalleled. One day the horse said to the cosmic god, “O Lord, you have given me beauty. You have given me other good qualities. I am so grateful to you. But how I wish you could make me more beautiful. I would be extremely, extremely grateful if you could make me more beautiful.” The cosmic god said, “I am more than ready to make you more beautiful.... Read more »
Seeds, caterpillars, and bees come before flowers, butterflies, and honey. They remind us of the beauty, transformation, and sweetness in life that follow the patience to grow, persistence in struggle, and diligent effort. Everything will be worthwhile one day.
An elderly Chinese woman had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which she carried across her neck. One of the pots had a crack in it while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water. At the end of the long walk from the stream to the house, the cracked pot arrived only half full. For a full two years this went on daily, with the woman bringing home only one and a half pots of water. Of course, the perfect pot was proud of its accomplishments. But the poor... Read more »
The World Is Your Mirror The good you find in others, is in you too. The faults you find in others, are your faults as well. After all, to recognize something you must know it. The possibilities you see in others, are possible for you as well. The beauty you see around you, is your beauty. The world around you is a reflection, a mirror showing you the person you are. To change your world, you must change yourself. See the best in others, and you will be your best. Give to others, and you will give to yourself. Appreciate... Read more »
Your life is a sacred journey full of changes, growth, discovery, movement, transformation, continuously expanding your vision of what is possible, stretching your soul, learning to see clearly and deeply, listening to your intuition, taking courageous challenges at every step along the way. You are on the path. From here, you can only go forward, shaping your life story into a magnificent tale of triumph, of healing, of courage, of beauty, of wisdom, of power, of dignity, and of love.
I've lived through things I would never have thought I was capable of and I’m much less afraid than I used to be. The process of wounding awakens us to our strength. It shuffles our values and the top priority is never what you thought it would be. It’s never about perfection or power. It always turns out to be about love, beauty and poetry. Knowing ourselves is to be vulnerable, and our time here to be limited. We’re freed to live more passionately and fully than we have ever before. To discover what’s worth fighting for and who we... Read more »
Some lives which grace the earth with their beauty only are here to stay for a very short time. It's sad, because we want them to be here as long as we are, and we miss them from the moment they've passed until the moment we do. No matter how brief, carry the memory of the joy they brought to you. If it had been you who passed, you would not want them to mourn your loss the rest of their days. They don't want that for you, either.
If they still see the beauty in you and still falls more in love with you after seeing your weird facial expressions, your unusual laugh, your nagging side, your ugly days, your pig out days, the way you toss and turn in your sleep, you stupid jokes, the way you ask questions about things you already know the answers to but answers them anyways, your obsession with strange things. Then you already know this is the right one for you.