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King

Postby holley on Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:51 pm

“No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”
'Every Day is a god, each day a goddess and holiness pours forth in time."
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Are you treading water ?

Postby holley on Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:23 am

“A.rising tide lifts only those who have boats....”
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Symbiosis

Postby holley on Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:05 pm

“Branches on the tree of life do not always diverge but sometimes come together to produce strange new fruit”-Margulis /Sagan
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Be careful of what you love

Postby holley on Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:42 am

“But we had forgotten that alongside Orwell's dark vision, there was another - slightly older, slightly less well known, equally chilling: Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. Contrary to common belief even among the educated, Huxley and Orwell did not prophesy the same thing. Orwell warns that we will be overcome by an externally imposed oppression. But in Huxley's vision, no Big Brother is required to deprive people of their autonomy, maturity and history. As he saw it, people will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think.

What Orwell feared were those who would ban books. What Huxley feared was that there would be no reason to ban a book, for there would be no one who wanted to read one. Orwell feared those who would deprive us of information. Huxley feared those who would give us so much that we would be reduced to passivity and egoism. Orwell feared that the truth would be concealed from us. Huxley feared the truth would be drowned in a sea of irrelevance. Orwell feared we would become a captive culture. Huxley feared we would become a trivial culture, preoccupied with some equivalent of the feelies, the orgy porgy, and the centrifugal bumblepuppy. As Huxley remarked in Brave New World Revisited, the civil libertarians and rationalists who are ever on the alert to oppose tyranny "failed to take into account man's almost infinite appetite for distractions." In 1984, Orwell added, people are controlled by inflicting pain. In Brave New World, they are controlled by inflicting pleasure. In short, Orwell feared that what we fear will ruin us. Huxley feared that what we desire will ruin us.”- Neill Postman
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The best is yet to come....

Postby holley on Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:52 pm

“0ne thing gives radiance to everything ; the idea of something around the corner”.
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Good question

Postby holley on Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:19 pm

“Where does here end and there begin ?”from “The driftless Reader”
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Climate Change

Postby holley on Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:09 am

Our National Flags will become the shroud of future generations unless we recognize our interdependence and create a world of law not war.
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"This Is What You Shall Do "

Postby holley on Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:31 pm

“ Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown or to any man or number of men, go freely with powerful uneducated persons and with the young and with the mothers of families, read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life, re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul, and your very flesh shall be a great poem and have the richest fluency not only in its words but in the silent lines of its lips and face and between the lashes of your eyes and in every motion and joint of your body.”--Walt Whitman
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Pick a color !

Postby holley on Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:28 am

“Circumstances and situations color life, but you have been given the mind to choose what the color will be.”
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Move over !

Postby holley on Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:09 pm

“Many of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine”
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Can’t argue with this....

Postby holley on Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:05 pm

"The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is."
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Kills it !

Postby holley on Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:16 pm

“Many at NASA are reluctant to search for extraterrestrial life, concerned we’d try to exterminate it before we find it.”
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on politics

Postby holley on Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:29 am

“We shouldn’t be looking for heroes, we should be looking for good ideas.”
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Bare Hands

Postby holley on Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:40 pm

“To help others heal we may need to bring our own wholeness with us into our massage rooms: our strengths, our courage, our caring, our vulnerability, even at times our anger and our fears. We may need to become more than we have been trained to be. Our training may have caused us to focus so narrowly on our professional skills as what we offer, that we have sold both ourselves and our clients short. Perhaps our power to make a difference in the lives of others is far greater than the sum of our techniques and expertise. Perhaps we can tend others with just our bare hands....."
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The way to gogh.....

Postby holley on Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:25 am

“I am seeking. I am striving.
I am in it with all of my heart.”
~Vincent Van Gogh
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The Way It Is

Postby holley on Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:30 am

“There’s a thread you follow. It goes among
things that change. But it doesn’t change.
People wonder about what you are pursuing.
You have to explain about the thread.
But it is hard for others to see.
While you hold it you can’t get lost.
Tragedies happen; people get hurt
or die; and you suffer and get old.
Nothing you do can stop time’s unfolding.
You don’t ever let go of the thread.”
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Why us ?

Postby holley on Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:53 am

"You are me, and I am you.
Isn't it obvious that we "inter-are"?
You cultivate the flower in yourself,
so that I will be beautiful.
I transform the garbage in myself,
so that you will not have to suffer.

I support you;
you support me.
I am in this world to offer you peace;
you are in this world to bring me joy"
-Thich Nhat Hanh
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The great affair

Postby holley on Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:38 am

"The great affair, the love affair with life,
is to live as variously as possible,
to groom one’s curiosity like a high-spirited thoroughbred,
climb aboard, and gallop over the thick, sun-struck hills every day.
Where there is no risk, the emotional terrain is flat and unyielding,
and, despite all its dimensions, valleys, pinnacles, and detours,
life will seem to have none of its magnificent geography, only a length.
It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery,
but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between."
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I see you

Postby holley on Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:50 am

“The human soul does not want to be fixed, helped or saved.
It simply wants to be witnessed, exactly as it is”
-Palmer
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I see you

Postby holley on Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:31 pm

“Ideas change the world
Only
When they change our behavior”
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Perhaps

Postby holley on Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:53 am

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MLK

Postby holley on Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:52 am

“Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.”
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MLK-On a wall

Postby holley on Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:30 am

"For here on either side of the wall are God’s children and no man-made barrier can obliterate that fact. Whether it be East or West, men and women search for meaning, hope for fulfillment, yearn for faith in something beyond themselves, and cry desperately for love and community to support them in this pilgrim journey.”
#MLK90 #bridgesnotwalls
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Jessica Dovey -On the death of bin laden

Postby holley on Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:28 am

“I will mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”
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Re: Powerful Quotes!!!!

Postby holley on Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:13 am

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