Karmacology: Mindful Living, Sacred Practice

Learn the Art of Patience

Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
-- Brian Adams

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The Chain Reaction of Evil

The chain reaction of evil -- hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -- must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Even in the darkness, every color can be found

Even in the darkness, every color can be found. And every day of rain brings water flowing to things growing in the ground.
-- Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon, Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog

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Pray That the Way Be Long

You must pray that the way be long, full of adventures and experiences.
-- Constantine Peter Cavafy

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Eat as Becomes You

Preach not to others what they should eat, but eat as becomes you, and be silent.
-- Epictetus

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You Must Sometimes Fight It Out

You cannot run away from a weakness; you must sometimes fight it out or perish. And if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
-- Robert Louis Stevenson

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Life Rushes From Within

She used to drag her mattress besider her low window and lie awake for a long while, vibrating with excitement, as a machine vibrates from speed. Life rushed in upon her through that window - or so it seemed. In reality, of course, life rushes from within, not from without. There is no work of art so big or so beautiful that is was not once all contained in some youthful body, like this one which lay on the floor in the moonlight, pulsing with ardor and anticipation.
-- Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark

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Immediately and Forever

There are people whom one loves immediately and forever. Even to know they are alive in the world with one is quite enough.
-- Nancy Spain

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