01/5/14

Mother’s Blessing

Words of Bibi Bani, wife of Guru Ram Das Oh my child this is your mother’s blessing. May you never forget God, even for a moment Worshipping forever the Lord of the universe. Remembering God, all mistakes are washed away. And one’s ancestors are redeemed and saved. Always chant God’s Name, Har Har God is inside you, God is Infinite. May the True Guru be kind to you May you love to be with the Saints. May your clothing be the protection of God May your food be the singing of God’s Read more [...]
09/26/13

Rocky – It ain’t about how hard you hit….

  Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place, and I don’t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done! Now, if you know what you’re Read more [...]
10/8/12

Benjamin Franklin’s List of Virtues

In 1726, at the age of 20, Benjamin Franklin devised a list of 13 virtues to live by for as long as possible, in an attempt to "live without committing any fault at any time." He then focussed on one virtue each week and kept notes on his progress. He began with "Temperance." The list read as follows. (Source: Benjamin Franklin: Autobiography and Other Writings) TEMPERANCE. Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation. SILENCE. Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself; avoid Read more [...]
07/3/12

Know Thyself

“Man, know thyself and thou shalt know the universe and its Gods…”

This is said to have been etched in stone above the entrance to the Oracle of Delphi.

07/2/12

The Buddha on Happiness

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases from being shared.”

~ Buddha