Posts Tagged ‘resistance’

Life Is Like a Game of Cards

July 22, 2011




In the chess game of life, you are faced with a particular universe of choices at any given moment.





Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
Jawaharlal Nehru

With every move, that universe is reconfigured, creating new possibilities and eliminating old ones.

Every turn in your life, every time you decide, you become (more…)

What Is Beating at the Doors of Your Soul?

February 26, 2011




Shrink from your calling, your destiny, and you not only deprive yourself, you deprive the world of the contributions you came here to make. Keep life’s call at bay and you will never be able to tap into the full majesty of your true nature.

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann





With so much at stake, life (more…)

You Were Born With Wings!

February 22, 2011




There are those who intuitively grasp their life’s purpose but turn away from it for any number of reasons—family obligations, low self-esteem, the desire for stability.

A smooth life is not a victorious life.
Paramahansa Yogananda





Yes, there are many sensible, logical, and valid reasons why resisting change is a good idea. Write them all down. Then (more…)

It Is Not the Critic Who Counts

February 21, 2011




When pursuing your life’s calling, the reasons why others say you should not do something are often precisely the reasons why you should.





It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt

Only you can detect and decipher the (more…)