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Why is it that a man (Richard Ramirez) who brutally murdered 14+ people (convicted of 13), convicted of 5 attempted murders, 11 sexual assaults, and 14 burglaries, can marry a woman journalist groupie whilst behind bars, but law abiding same - sex couples cannot? Let me see if I have this clear,…
Though we often think that hiding our inwardness will somehow protect or save us, it is quite the opposite. The heart is very much like a miraculous balloon. Its lightness comes from staying full. Meeting the days with our heart prevents collapse. - (Book of Awakening)
135 days later..
Today is day 135 of my new journey in life. A journey where I am living healthily (is that a word?) and I am still in shock that I have come this far. I am tearing up right now writing this. I have come SOOOOO FAR. As of the last time I checked (a few days ago) I am officially 65 pounds lighter, my BMI has dropped by over 8 whole points, my blood pressure is on point, and I have lost 3 pant sizes....
The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before
Always strive to add rungs to your ladder of life
If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams
“When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible
The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending
Life can either be accepted or changed. If it is not accepted, it must be changed. If it cannot be changed, then it must be accepted.