Relationships

What do you Stand For?

“Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for – YOU.” – Shannon L. Alder

The Key

“I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It’s not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock, or your private community. It’s the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is ‘Delete.’” – Elayne Boosler

Three Gates

“Before you speak let your words pass through three gates. At the first gate ask, ‘Is it true?’ At the second gate ask, ‘Is it necessary?’ At the third gate ask, ‘Is it kind?’” – Sufi Saying

Throbbing with Reciprocity

“The universe is a vast system of exchange. Every artery of it is in motion, throbbing with reciprocity, from the planet to the rotting leaf.” – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Perfect Your Chemistry

“You give up your narcissism, your egotism, that’s how you achieve chemistry.” – Nick Nolte

Keep the Peace

“There’s a peace only to be found on the other side of war. If that war should come I will fight it.” – King Arthur

Heart Workout

“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” – John Holmes

Coexist

“Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one’s own beliefs, rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.” – John F. Kennedy

Fair’s Fair

“I am loyal to those who are loyal to me. I support those who support me. If you don’t have time for me. Don’t be surprised if I don’t have time for you. I treat myself fairly.” – Akiroq Brost

When the World is On Fire

“This land was made for you and me.” – Woody Guthrie