“A man is old and blind the moment his mind believes it knows all it needs to know”
Bernadette L Ignacio © 2012
Posts tagged ‘peace’
Sometimes the wrong places bring us to the right choices.
Every Monday and Friday I’ll posting a “Fun Quote Note” to wOrds∙Of∙the∙One. I’m a big quote person, and I get inspired by the smallest snippets that sages of all ages have shared. I gain so much from so little, and just want to get in the giving quote loop, and fun of it all.
All this starts when you might ask? Today! So enjoy a little snippet of soul (more…)
When removed from the confines of societal norms and expectations, it is magnificent what man does for the sake of just doing. On a dried lake bed far from many, for blip in time, an otherwise desolate terrain transforms into a sacred backdrop for one of the most glorious, glittering, neon, painted, glowing, heart-stopping, mind-blowing man-made shows on Earth.
A creation made with the sole intention of sharing, results in ocular wonders and unbelievable experiences in such astonishing collective, that one alone simply cannot imagine what is possible.
Because, anything is possible…
Unfortunately, in a western culture we associate modesty with weakness. It is thought that to bend is to break, to give in, is to toss in the towel. This mentality comes from the mindset that life is a competition, rather than a concert.
To understand modesty is to understand limits. Even the highest mountain has a top, the hottest day a temperature, and the most massive creature a measurement. A modest One can better minimize ego, and maximize the scope and stance of a situation, place, or person. When modesty is truly expressed, it unveils a persons capacity for peace, rather than petulance, when meeting boundaries.The purest of power and strength need not be announced or advertised.