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Two Thoughts (9 July - 15 July)
Sunday, 9 July
Two thoughts from Hugh Walpole
“Don’t play for safety. It’s the most dangerous thing in the world.”
“I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of life for dreams.”
Monday, 10 July
Two thoughts from Lynda Barry
"At the center of everything we call 'the arts,' and children call 'play,' is something which seems somehow alive."
"Humor is such a wonderful thing, helping you realize what a fool you are but how beautiful that is at the same time."
Tuesday, 11 July
Two thoughts from Pema Chödrön
“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.”
″There’s no way to benefit anybody unless we start with ourselves.″
Wednesday, 12 July
Two thoughts from Connie Zweig
"The shadow disguises itself in our projections, when we react intensely to a trait in others that we fail to see in ourselves."
"Each of us wrestles with the dark giant in our own way."
Thursday, 13 July
Two thoughts from Edith Eger
“Change is about noticing what’s no longer working and stepping out of the familiar, imprisoning patterns.”
“There is no hierarchy of suffering. There's nothing that makes my pain worse or better than yours.”
Friday, 14 July
Two thoughts from Peter Ralston
“Our core beliefs simply appear to us as reality.”
“Only when we realize that beliefs are not the truth will the door of possibility open so that we can experience what “is” true.”
Saturday, 15 July
Two thoughts from Timothy Gallwey
“Fortunately, most children learn to walk before they can be told how to by their parents.”
“When the mind is free of any thought or judgment, it is still and acts like a mirror. Then and only then can we know things as they are.”
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