Leave off that excessive desire of knowing; therein is found much distraction. There are many things the knowledge of which is of little or no profit to the soul. (Thomas a' Kempis, in One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, 20 July)Authority also preserves us from danger. Without proper authority, the two alternatives are chaos (no one in charge) or oppression (a despot in charge).
(Cloud & Townsend, Boundaries Face To Face, p. 255)
I trust myself to participate in my life. I am connected to the source of all energy and healing power.
(Perry Tilleraas, The Color Of Light, 7 December)
Guard against self-justification and self-righteousness. Be aware how easy it is to make excuses and to blame your misfortunes on others.
(after One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, 19 June)
The good we do during our lives endures long after us. Indeed, we may never be aware of our greatest contributions.
(Daily Guideposts - 2012, 19 June)
Do what you can with what you have, where you are.
(Theodore Roosevelt in Night Light by Amy E. Dean, 3 November)
Our action or response should be appropriate to the situation.
(Harry & Emily Griffith, This Love We Share, 21 June)
23 December 2013