Archive for December, 2011

We all love to instruct, though we can teach only what is not worth knowing

Friday, December 16th, 2011
reading

“How hard it is in some cases to be believed! And how impossible in others!”

“But why should you wish to persuade me that I feel more than I acknowledge?”

“That is a question which I hardly…”

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Once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
lava flow crosses Hawaiian road

Life is difficult.
This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult – once we truly understand and accept it – then life…

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Writing Prompt – December 12, 2011

Monday, December 12th, 2011

QuoteSnack offers fresh quotes several days a week, attributed and linked to a confirmed, published source. In addition, I’ll sometimes post a writing prompt with simple instructions. The next post will be a quote that has something to do with the prompt, so you can take a peek at differences or similarities in how someone […]

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If I tell you I’m no good, you know I’m lying

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
half face stare

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We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

Friday, December 2nd, 2011
ripples in a pond

We can get in touch with another person only by an attitude of unprejudiced objectivity. This may sound like a scientific precept, and may be confused with a purely intellectual and detached attitude of mind. But what I mean to convey is something quite different.

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