creating today jun 24 2016

We tell lies when we are afraid... afraid of what we don't know, afraid of what others will think, afraid of what will be found out about us. But every time we tell a lie, the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Tad Williams

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating integrity, insight and a compassionate heart...

letting go into simplicity; what will be acknowledged newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 23 2016

Consider the hour-glass; there is nothing to be accomplished by rattling or shaking; you have to wait patiently until the sand, grain by grain, has run from one funnel into the other.
- John Christian Morgenstern

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating patience, perseverance and tolerance...

letting go into flowing; will grace and ease be practiced mindfully today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 22 2016

He prayeth best who loveth best
All things both great and small.

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating request, invite and explore...

letting go into serenity; what will be noticed newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 21 2016

It doesn't matter how long we may have been stuck in a sense of our limitations. If we go into a darkened room and turn on the light, it doesn't matter if the room has been dark for a day, a week, or ten thousand years - we turn on the light and it is illuminated. Once we control our capacity for love and happiness, the light has been turned on.
- Sharon Salzberg

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating loosen, liberate and illuminate...

letting go into heart-centered wisdom; how will my light radiate outward today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 20 2016

There are no such things as limits to growth, because there are no limits to the human capacity for intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
- Ronald Reagan

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating advance, evolve and enjoy...

letting go into learning; how will life be embraced newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 17 2016

Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of.
- Charles Richards

 -photo by marie dudek brown

-photo by marie dudek brown

creating purpose, intent and creativity...

letting go into new realms; where is action needed today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 16 2016

We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.
- H.G. Wells

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating bliss, blessings and wonder...

letting go into embracing each moment; will expectations be released freely today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 14 2016

Nurture an appetite for being puzzled, for being confused, indeed for being openly stupid, and that - despite what you may think - is very difficult... We all know the cliche' that a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. It is also true that a lot of knowledge can be a dangerous thing as well... use your ignorance as well as your knowledge for creative means.
- Lee C. Bollinger

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating inquiry, deep listening and wisdom...

letting go into questioning; will beginner's mind be practiced today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 13 2016

We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion. 
- Max de Pree

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating clearings, empathy and respect for all...

letting go into expressions of love; what will be explored newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 12 2016

If you board the wrong train, it's no use running along the corridor in the other direction.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating acknowledge, listen deeply and choose freely...

letting go into glorious expressions; is there desire and willingness to change direction today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 09 2016

Having a child makes you realize the importance of life - narcissism goes out the window. Heaven on earth is looking at my little boy. The minute he was born, I knew if I never did anything other than being a mom, I'd be fine.
- Jenny McCarthy

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating delight, deep love and thankfulness...

letting go into joy; how will blessings be celebrated newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 06 2016

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
- George Santayana

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating attentiveness, pursuit and enjoyment...

letting go into fascination; what will stimulate me newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today jun 02 2016

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.
- Albert Ellis

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating acceptance, answerability and freedom...

letting go into creating a life I love; which steps will be boldly taken today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today may 31 2016

Being rich isn’t about money. Being rich is a state of mind. Some of us, no matter how much money we have, will never be free enough to take time to stop and eat the heart of the watermelon. And some of us will be rich without ever being more than a paycheck ahead of the game.
- Harvey B. Mackay

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating enrichment, abundance and prosperity...

letting go into loving just as it is; will expectations be released today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today may 08 2016

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
- Stevie Wonder

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating appreciation, tenderness and love expressed fully;  

letting go into joy; how will today be celebrated newly?

peace, love and joy...

creating today may 02 2016

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating observation, research and practice...

letting go into full out pursuits; what will be undertaken newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today apr 26 2016

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

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- photo by marie dudek brown

creating artistry, charisma and serendipity...

letting go into living fully; what will be experienced newly today?

peace, love and joy...

creating today apr 20 2016

The fool wonders, the wise man asks.
- Benjamin Disraeli

 - photo by marie dudek brown

- photo by marie dudek brown

creating inquiry, challenge and equanimity...

letting go into patience; what new questions will be asked today?

peace, love and joy...