Be Gentle With Yourself by Kent Nerburn

Remember to be gentle with yourself and others.

We are all children of chance, and none can say while some fields will blossom, and others lay brown beneath the August sun.

Care for those around you.

Look past your differences.

Their dreams are no less than yours, their choices in life no more easily made.

And give.

Give in any way you can, of whatever you possess.

To give is to love.

To withhold is to wither.

Care less for your harvest than how it is shared, and your life will have meaning, and your heart will have peace.

The People Who Love Me – Brene Brown

The people who love me, the people I really depend on, were never the critics who were pointing at me while I stumbled.

They weren’t in the bleachers at all. They were with me in the arena. Fighting for me and with me.

Nothing has transformed my life more than realizing that it’s a waste of time to evaluate my worthiness by weighing the reaction of the people in the stands.

The people who love me and will be there regardless of the outcome are within arm’s reach.

This realization has changed everything.


Love – by Emmet Fox

There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer;

No disease that enough love will not heal;

No door that enough love will not open;

No gulf that enough love will not bridge;

No wall that enough love will not throw down;

No sin that enough love will not redeem.

It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble,

How hopeless the outlook,

How muddled the tangle,

How great the mistake;

A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.

If only you could love enough,

you would be the happiest and most powerful being in the world.

Self-love

It is all-important to LOVE oneself

To accept one’s flaws and weaknesses

Because without that capacity for self-compassion

How could one truly love or show compassion for anyone else?

Pure Love, Pure Joy

(Taken from the book : Power, Freedom and Grace by Deepak Chopra)

Only through your soul can you create and experience the world of power, freedom and grace.

In the depths of your being is the light of pure BEING, pure LOVE, and pure JOY.

This world is unbounded, infinite, eternal, joyful.

Dedication

Taken from the book : The Light Shall Set you Free by Dr. Norma Milanovich & Dr. Shirley McCune)

Dedication:  devotion or commitment to a cause or mission.

How dedicated are you?  Are you dedicated to your loved ones, working to create a better career for yourself, making your life better?

Dedication is based on great love. It is to serve humanity.

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POWER

(Taken from the book by Deepak Chopra: Power, Freedom and Grace) 

So many people have a craving for power  – to be powerful! They want to control the world with their powerful ways, ideas, and thinking.

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Love poem by Pablo Neruba

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.

I love you simply, without problems or pride

I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.

What is Love

When you fall in love, it is a temporary madness.

It erupts like an earthquake, and then it subsides.

And when it subsides, you have to make a decision.

You have to work out whether your roots are become so entwined together

that it is inconceivable that you should ever part.

Because this is what love is.

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The Good-Morrow by John Donne

I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I

Did, till we loved? Were we not weaned till then?
But sucked on country pleasures, childishly?
Or snorted we in the Seven Sleepers’ den?
’Twas so; but this, all pleasures fancies be.
If ever any beauty I did see,
Which I desired, and got, ’twas but a dream of thee.
And now good-morrow to our waking souls,
Which watch not one another out of fear;
For love, all love of other sights controls,
And makes one little room an everywhere.
Let sea-discoverers to new worlds have gone,
Let maps to other, worlds on worlds have shown,
Let us possess one world, each hath one, and is one.
My face in thine eye, thine in mine appears,
And true plain hearts do in the faces rest;
Where can we find two better hemispheres,
Without sharp north, without declining west?
Whatever dies, was not mixed equally;
If our two loves be one, or, thou and I
Love so alike, that none do slacken, none can die.