Monthly Archives: March 2009

The Dalai Lama – Action vs apathy

Like lots of South Africans, I was apalled to hear that the Dalai Lama was recently denied an entry visa to our country. This was apparently on the grounds that it may adversely affect trade relations with China. Many of … Continue reading

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Earth Hour

What a worthy reason to light candles and vote Earth through an hour-long massage. Our thoughts are with the world – Naomi & Dave

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Intuition

Initiate a conversation with your intuition, in case it’s tired of talking to itself.

JINA AT BIRD BATH
JINA AT BIRD BATH

Quotes to consider:

“The only real valuable thing is intuition.” – Albert Einstein

“Intuition is the clear conception of the whole at once.” – Johann Kaspar Lavater

“Often you have to rely on intuition.” – Bill Gates Continue reading

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Inspiration

Whether inspiration whispers or bellows, obey.

SUNSET - Masai Mara, Kenya
SUNSET – Masai Mara, Kenya

Quotes to consider:

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney

“I shut my eyes in order to see.” – Paul Gauguin

“It is difficult to inspire others to accomplish what you haven’t been willing to try” – Unknown Continue reading

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Humility

Shoot for the stars, but never forget to notice the sparkle in the sand.

VELVET MITE - Witwater Game Reserve, Waterberg, South Africa
VELVET MITE – Witwater Game Reserve, Waterberg, South Africa

Quotes to consider:

“Life is a long lesson in humility.” – James Matthew Barrie

“Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.” – Albert Einstein

“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” – Isaac Newton

“To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.” – Charles de Montesquieu
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Greatness

Greatness is something you grow into.

MUFASA - Schotia Safaris, South Africa
MUFASA – Schotia Safaris, South Africa

“Start where you stand.”

Quotes to consider:

“The price of greatness is responsibility.” – Winston Churchill

“Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.” – George Bernard Shaw

“I’ve often said, the only thing standing between me and greatness is me” – Woody Allen Continue reading

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Earth whispering

If blogging is to the mind what house whispering is to the home, then recycling is to the Earth what horse whispering is to the animal. Healing. Our suburb is yet to mobilize into mass action, so we pay a … Continue reading

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