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Wise Words #19

kindness

It’s a human trait to crave acknowledgement.  However this quote by Aesop reminds me that even if we don’t receive a thank you, that doesn’t mean our giving or nice deed goes unnoticed or is not appreciated.  Of course, being acknowledged always feels good and brightens our day.  But to feel slighted when we give and don’t receive back is a fault of our human ego.  Give to just give with any expectations of receiving can warm our hearts to the fullest.

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present moment

Wise Words #18

Taking time to slow down is a theme that seems to come up time and time again in this day and age.  It is often a challenge to take time to be in the present moment and appreciate life. Do you … Continue reading

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helen keller

Wise Words #17

I love this quote.  Call me an optimist, but I’ve found that things tend to work out for the best if you believe they will.  I’m always hopeful that things will work out!  Even in the deepest of despair, I … Continue reading

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oscar wilde

Wise Words #16

What does it mean to live?  I think that the definition is different for everyone.  For one person it may mean hiking Patagonia, to another, spending the day gardening.  To each his own.  But I think the main message to … Continue reading

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yoga

Wise Words #13

  I love this quote.  I love it because it’s true.  When you perform yoga, in a way, you relax your mind into a quiet state.  The combination of breath and movement creates a synergy that doesn’t leave room for … Continue reading

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see things

Words of Wisdom #10

This is one of the most enlightening quotes I’ve ever come across.  One of the hardest obstacles to overcome is to see things outside of our own point of view.  Or to realize that everything we understand as truth in … Continue reading

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elbert hubbard

Words of Wisdom #9

Not much more to say that this quote hasn’t already.  Our true friends accept us for the good and the bad.  And we all have those qualities at one time or another, don’t we?  A true friend will stick with … Continue reading

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inner peace

Words of Wisdom #8

I love this quote because it’s true that we should be everything we want to see in the world.  If we want peace, it must start from within with love and acceptance for ourselves.  I also love the empowering feeling … Continue reading

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whole-plato

Words of Wisdom #5

  This quote by Plato is almost the perfect summary of what we believe at the Ranch constitutes good health.  Everything in your body is connected.  Complete health and wellness is giving your body what it needs as a whole. … Continue reading

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