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Life and Death

For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one ~ Khalil Gilbran. Oneness Everything exists in oneness, we are all alone in life and death, no one can be born or die for us. Life and death are a measure of love yet the…

Water

Be a fountain not a drain. ~ Rex Hudler.   Lifeblood   The grass is not always greener on the other side, it’s usually greener where it gets more water. Water is our lifeblood without it none of us would survive. The thing is though, that very few of us…

Making a Living

Don’t let making a living prevent you from making a life. ~ John Wooden. Direction We all have bills to pay, many older people had little choice of how they’re now making a living. In bygone days needs were met by work and whatever opportunity might arise. Now there are…

Wellbeing

More compassionate mind, more sense of concern for other’s wellbeing, is the source of happiness. ~ Dalai Lama. Compassionate It seems as though a lot of people get mixed up with the sense of wellbeing and the interpretation of love. To give love we must be compassionate or give compassion…

Breathe

When you arise in the morning, think what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. Morning Awakening from a good night’s sleep should be the opportunity to breathe in new energy to create something worthwhile. Wellbeing, mindfulness, creativity and relaxation…

Beliefs

In our development, as we grow throughout our lives, the structure of our beliefs becomes very complicated, and we make it even more complicated because we make the assumption that what we believe is the absolute truth. ~ Don Miguel Ruiz. Structure  Our beliefs determine what we can do, what…

Miracles

Give yourself a gift of five minutes of contemplation in awe of everything you see around you. Go outside and turn your attention to the many miracles around you. This five-minute-a-day regimen of appreciation and gratitude will help you to focus your life in awe. ~ Wayne Dyer.   Contemplation…

Ideas

Ideas Blissland Blog for 17th October 2018 Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt. Minds Minds create the ideas and visualisations that produce everything we see. Nothing would be created unless someone had been able to picture it first. It never fails…

Practice

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ Dalai Lama. Others We get the greatest satisfaction from what we do for others. Whether it’s appreciated or not is another matter. Trying to help others through everything we do, brings a…

Retreat

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. ~ Marcus Aurelius. Nowhere In recent years the word retreat has become synonymous with getting away from the hurly burly of life to a place where one can be nowhere that anyone can reach us.…