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Your Life: Habit or Freedom?

 

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A friend once asked me, “With all the years you’ve studied the mind and its functions, why have you not written a book? Especially since you love to write?”

I could have given him a dozen different answers, but what instantly issued from my mouth was, “You’re supposed to write what you know. All I’ve focused on has been stuff like truth and wisdom. I see no point in writing about it, since greater minds than mine have already said it before.”

Without missing a beat, my friend quipped, “That’s okay. People weren’t reading about truth and wisdom before either.”

Whether considering the Stoics, Buddhists, or any other countless philosophies or religions over the centuries, I’ve discovered two common themes.

First, have unconditional love for all of humanity.

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Never Is Seldom Never

Dutch translation / Nederlandse vertaling: Nooit is Zelden Nooit

Source of Inspiration

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Never is a long time.
Be careful what you declare
for it may come back
to bite you in the end.

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Crossroad for ensuring sustainability


”The world is at a crossroads for ensuring sustainability.
If the right choices are not made now,
future generations will pay the price.
However daunting the task may be,
this is the moment to do it…”

 

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Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart and memories you will never forget.

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Running out of time

 

Kone, Krusos, Kronos

How Can we Measure What Does Not Exist

“Time brings all things to pass.”

Aeschylus

Existence it’s necessary for time to be, otherwise time has no thing to attach itself to it, or run after, or keep time for, no existence, no time, existence of something, the beginning of time.

Time Start

However today Scientist are not so sure, developments in theoretical physics, especially the rise of string theory, have changed their perspective. The pre-bang universe has become the latest frontier of cosmology.

But do not take my word for it, could be old news Scientifically speaking, I am not a Cosmologist with the latest paper on it, what I am saying had a date around 2006, who knows what is the latest word on it.

However like all of you, even a newborn, we are all running out of time, as we read this.

But if one thing we can be sure of it, is that time is running…

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Failing once, doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything

Just because you fail once,
doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.
Keep trying,
hold on, and always,
always, always believe in yourself,
because if you don’t,
then who will,
sweeetie?
~ Marilyn Monroe

Dutch translation / Nederlandse vertaling: Als je één keer faalt, betekent dat niet dat je bij alles zult falen.

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Thinking about thinking

We do not think enough about thinking,
and much of our confusion is the result of current illusions in regard to it.
Let us forget for the moment any impressions we may have derived from the philosophers,
and see what seems to happen in ourselves…
~ James Harvey Robinson

> Nederlandse versie: Nadenken over denken

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Carving a friend out of stone


”“Like a sculptor, if necessary,
carve a friend out of stone.
Realize that your inner sight is blind
and try to see a treasure in everyone.”
~ Rumi”

 

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Making itself worthy of happiness


“If the entire world sought to make itself worthy of happiness
rather than make itself happy,
then the entire world would be happy.”
~ Criss Jami
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Play – a wonderful way for parents and children to get to know each other

“Play is a wonderful way for parents and children to get to know each other
– for children to learn about human relationships and for parents to learn about what is special and unique about each child.”
~

The LEGO Foundation

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