“I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” ― Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx This […]Read More Being in the Moment
“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” ― Omar Khayyám, The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám You are probably wondering what on earth the title of this article is all about? Perhaps something about a horror film or a book? A bad dream? Nope, not at all. It concerns one of the […]Read More The Vampire Express and moments of happiness
“Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you.” ― Mother Teresa We all have those moments in our lives where numbers appear to be the root of all evil. Bank account numbers, credit card numbers, national insurance, health cover, etc. You name it, we are […]Read More Can we be individuals in a world of numbers?
“Facts are like cows. If you look them in the face long enough, they generally run away.” ― Dorothy L. Sayers What a weird title to a post, you might think. But hang on for the next few sentences and you will get the connections. One of the favorite past times in England is going […]Read More Walking, emotions and lots of cows
“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” ― Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment It is Monday morning and for a change I am not in the midst of the Monday “get up, get ready and rush to […]Read More Engage in the present moment, even when its raining
“Human use, population, and technology have reached that certain stage where mother Earth no longer accepts our presence with silence.” ― Dalai Lama XIV I want to start by asking you a question. When was the last time you read a book that struck at your soul. That resonated so much with yourself that you […]Read More Altruism: Our impact on the animals and the world, from Matthieu Ricard