NOW Is The Right Time

Your journey has molded you for your greater good, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don’t think you’ve lost time. There is no short-cutting to life. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time. ― Asha Tyson

We Can Become Them

When treading through areas where hatred and greed and depravity are running amuck, it is more important to watch our hearts, than it is to watch our backs. For if we rage at the rageful, grab from the greedy, or assault those we deem immoral out of self-righteousness, then we become them. And what goodness

The Best Part of Life

The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness. — Maya Angelou

Proudly Different

They laugh at me because I am DIFFERENT; I laugh at them because they are all the SAME. — Unknown   Check out the NEW In The Garden of Thoughts 2015 wall calendar!

Painful Endings

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. — Lao Tzu Recommended Book: It’s over—and it really hurts. But as unbelievable as it may seem when you are in the throes of heartache, you can move past your breakup. Forget about trying to win your ex back. Forget about losing yourself and trying to make

Follow Your Own Path

If you follow the crowd, you will go no further than the crowd. But if you walk alone, and find your own way, you will likely find yourself in places no one has ever been before. (adapted from Albert Einstein quote) Recommended Book: It’s over—and it really hurts. But as unbelievable as it may seem

The Real Fountain of Youth

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. — Sophia Loren

You Are Not Your Mistakes

If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go. ― Steve Maraboli

Mastering Yourself Is True Power

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.  ― Lao Tzu