Reflections

“A person often meets his or her destiny on the road they took to avoid it.” -Jean de La Fontaine

I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate. -Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)

When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life. -Jean Shinoda Bolen

The body never lies. -Martha Graham

Look after the health of the body, and the fragrance of the mind and richness of spirit will flow.  –BKS Iyengar

In the moment between  stimulus and response is the opportunity for power and freedom. – Viktor Frankl

Genuine healing has always been about the integration of the physical and the spiritual, psyche and soma, into a harmonious whole. – Larry Dossey, MD

Asking for help does not mean that we are  weak or incompetent.  It usually indicates an advanced level of honesty and intelligence.  – Anne Wilson Schaef

It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves. – Francois Duc de la Rouchefoucauld

For money you can have everything it is said. No, that is not true. You can buy food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; soft beds, but not sleep; knowledge but not intelligence; glitter, but not comfort; fun, but not pleasure; acquaintances, but not friendship; servants, but not faithfulness; grey hair, but not honor; quiet days, but not peace. The shell of all things you can get for money. But not the kernel. That cannot be had for money. -Arne Garborg, writer (1851-1924)

The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep. -Henry Maudsley, psychiatrist (1835-1918)

Change, or pay a higher price by staying the same. -Norman Mailer

In one and the same fire, clay grows hard and wax melts. -Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon. - Anon

“The dance of revelation and recognition is not well synchronized.” -Nick Paumgarten, “The Death of Kings”THE NEW YORKER 5/18/09

We don’t see things as they are. We see things as we are. -Talmud

When your heart speaks, take good notes. — Judith Campbell

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. — Victor Frankl

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. — Henry David Thoreau

If you can’t be a good example, then you’ll just have to be a horrible warning. - Catherine

Acupuncture is a jab well done!  – Anon