“By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world. By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive. ”
~ Albert Schweitzer
“The practice of medicine is an art; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head; a calling which extracts from you at every turn self-sacrifice, devotion, love, and tenderness to your fellow man.”
~Sir William Osler
The power of love to change bodies is legendary, built into folklore, common sense, and everyday experience. Love moves the flesh, it pushes matter around… Throughout history, “tender loving care” has uniformly been recognized as a valuable element in healing.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
I believe it is in my nature to dance by virtue of the beat of my heart, the pulse of my blood and the music in my mind.
— Robert Fulghum
“A mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
~ Howard Thurman
“Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.”
― George Gordon Byron
I will write peace on your wings and you will fly all over the world. ~ Sadako Sasaki
Cooking, an expansive act of presence and mindfulness Rabia of Basra wrote circa 717-801AD: It helps, putting my hands on a pot, on a broom, in a wash pail. I tried painting, but it was easier…
Fall: A Blustery Season: Finding your Ground! Winnie the Pooh: Happy “Winds-day”, Piglet. Piglet: [being blown away] Well… it isn’t… very happy… f-for me. Winnie the Pooh: Where are you going, Piglet? Piglet: That’s what I’m…
This weekend has been one of quiet introspection, reading, a little writing, fires in the fireplace, walks in the rain with the dog, watching the trees dance in the wind, gratitude full, beauty rich days. Rain…