Delay Gratification

The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success.

– Brian Tracy


I am very thankful for all the love in my life. I find it everywhere.

Greatest Prayer

Timeless Classics

Mankind’s Greatest Prayer


Silence and solitude are universally recognized spiritual practices, and there are good reasons for this. Learning how to discipline your speech is a way of preventing your energies from spilling out of you through the rupture of your mouth, exhausting you and filling the world with words, words, words instead of serenity, peace and bliss.

– Elizabeth Gilbert –


Perhaps the individual is so viable a god because he can actually understand the ceremonial significance of the way he is treated, and quite on his own can respond dramatically to what is proffered him. In contacts between such deities there is no need for middlemen; each of these gods is able to serve as his own priest.

– Erving Goffman, Interaction Ritual: Essays on Face-to-Face Behavior –


Kindness, not rituals, is mankind’s greatest prayer.

– Debasish Mridha –

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New Beginning

Beckie's Mental Mess

“It isn’t for the moment that you are struck that you need courage,

but for the long uphill climb back to sanity and faith and security.”

~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


“For each step, trip, fall, and setback there is still the journey.

Don’t miss out on the little things along that path that you may learn.”

~ Beckie Cutler ~

[Source: Each Day a New Beginning – Karen Casey  –  Picture provided by ~ Stephen Leonardi]


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The Space



In Sync

I am pain free and totally in sync with life.