Arguments

“Silence is sometimes the best answer “ ~ Dalai Lama Have you ever been in an argument with someone and, no matter what you say, that person is always right and you are always wrong. They insist that whatever the problem is it’s your fault. There’s one super easy yet super difficult thing to do.… Continue reading Arguments

Life’s Little Challenges

“When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways – either by losing hope and falling into self destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength” ~ Dalai Lama I am someone who’s had her fair share of tragedies in life. A house fire, debilitating surgery, divorce,… Continue reading Life’s Little Challenges

Teachers

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see.” ~Alexandra K.Trenfor As a child growing up, did your parents help you with your homework, did they do it for you, or or did they let you do it on your own? Which do you do with… Continue reading Teachers

People in Your Life

“Do not worry about who’s not in your life right now. The ones are meant to be in your life will be there for you thru thick, thin, good, bad, ugly and REALLY ugly. They’re the ones who count most.” ~ Me As the years go by, I find myself reflecting on people who are… Continue reading People in Your Life

Respect  

“Treat people the way you want to be treated. Talk to people the way you want to be talked to. Respect is earned, not given.” ~ Hussein Nishah This quote is very similar to the Golden Rule, “Do to others…”. If you want to be respected by someone, you first need to respect them, not… Continue reading Respect  

Peace

“Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.” ~ Dalai Lama Let’s look at this quote on a personal level as opposed to a global view. I believe once we can get a better… Continue reading Peace

Passion

“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire” – Jennifer Lee America is the land of opportunity. We can do or be anything we want to. There are times, tho, when we face obstacles in our path. Instead of going around or moving that obstacle, we give up. We claim that… Continue reading Passion