Kristi
Location: United States
Traditions: Christianity, Freethought, Universal Ethics, Buddhism, Hinduism, Interfaith
More about me
Message RSS feed

Kristi's Wisdom Page

previous next

"Ancora Imparo" - I am still learning.

What I'm About

I want to live each day with eyes wide open to beauty and to love. I want to have no regrets when I die, knowing that I have lived each day to the fullest, caring for others and experiencing this wonderful world. I want people to remember me as a person... more
Sort by: Newest First | Rating
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.

Source (click to close)

No source entered for Contribution #8358


To allow oneself to be carried away by a multitude of conflicting concerns, to surrender to too many demands, to commit to too many projects, to want to help everyone in everything is itself to succumb to the violence of our times. Frenzy destroys our inner capacity for peace. It destroys the fruitfulness of our work, because it kills the root of inner wisdom which makes work fruitful.

Source (click to close)

Contribution #8041


- "It's impossible," said pride. "It's risky," said experience. "It's pointless," said reason. "Give it a try," whispered the heart.

Source (click to close)

No source entered for Contribution #7666


People forget that their lives will end soon. For those who remeber, quarrels come to an end.

Source (click to close)

Source type: Sacred Text
The Dhammapada
http://
Contribution #7655


Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Suffering follows an evil thought as the wheels of a cart follow the oxen that draw it.

Source (click to close)

Source type: Sacred Text
The Dhammapada
http://
Contribution #7649


Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.

Source (click to close)

No source entered for Contribution #7613


When one loves, one does not calculate.

Source (click to close)

No source entered for Contribution #7541


If only I may grow: firmer, simpler, -- quieter, warmer.

Source (click to close)

No source entered for Contribution #7345


Immediately the father of the child cried out and said, 'I believe; help my unbelief!

Source (click to close)

Source type: Book
Bible
http://www.esvbible.org/Mark+9.24/
Contribution #7301


When a person lives heedlessly, his craving grows like a creeping vine. He runs now here and now there, as if looking for fruit: a monkey in the forest. If this sticky, uncouth craving overcomes you in the world, your sorrows grow like wild grass after rain. If, in the world, you overcome this uncouth craving, hard to escape, sorrows roll off you, like water beads off a lotus. -The Dhammapada

Source (click to close)

Source type: Sacred Text
The Dhammapada
http://
Contribution #7150