Getting Older

Don't look on yourself as a weak mortal. Incredible amounts of energy are hidden in your brain, enough in a gram to run the city of Chicago for two days. And you say you are tired?
The biggest mystery is how human beings create their own reality—and then forget what they did.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Loving the self, to me, begins with never ever criticizing ourselves for anything. Criticism locks us into the very pattern we are trying to change. Understanding and being gentle with ourselves helps us to move out of it. Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
All the events you have experienced in your lifetime up to this moment have been created by your thoughts and beliefs you have held in the past. They were created by the thoughts and words you used yesterday, last week, last month, last year, 10, 20, 30, 40, or more years ago, depending on how old you are. However, that is your past. It is [continue reading...]
Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death.
The purpose of our life needs to be positive. We weren't born with the purpose of causing trouble, harming others. For our life to be of value, I think we must develop basic good human qualities—warmth, kindness, compassion. Then our life becomes meaningful and more peaceful—happier.
Our day-to-day existence is very much alive with hope, although there is no guarantee of our future. There is no guarantee that tomorrow at this time we will be here. But we are working for that purely on the basis of hope. So, we need to make the best use of our time. I believe that the proper utilization of time is this: if you can, serve other [continue reading...]
You must ask yourself how is it you want to live your life. We live and we die, this is the truth that we can only face alone.
Look at children. Of course they may quarrel, but generally speaking they do not harbor ill feelings as much or as long as adults do.
If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
The soul is very clear that its purpose is evolution...it is not concerned with the achievements of the body or the development of the mind. These are all meaningless to the soul.   The soul is also very clear that there is no great tragedy involved in leaving the body. In many ways the tragedy is being in the body.  
Healing is one of the greatest freedoms God offers us.
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes.
The first indication that you are disallowing your physical well-being comes to you in the form of negative emotion.
Your life is happening now and is really represented by how you are feeling now.
Your body is absolutely a pure reflection of the way you think. There is nothing else that is affecting your body other than your thoughts.