metaxu ~= "in between"

Archive for November, 2010

dance in the rain

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.

forgiveness and compassion

Forgiveness and compassion are always linked: How do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and remain in touch with their humanity?

non-attachment cat

your right to say

I may not agree with what you say, but i will defend to the death your right to say it.

Voltaire (Evelyn Beatrice Hall)

can we all get along

People, I just want to say, you know, can we all get along? … I mean, we’re all stuck here for a while. Let’s try to work it out.

neither peace nor war

Neither peace nor war exists independently of us. Political and military leaders have grave responsibilities with respect to peace – but they too are members of the society that we as individuals help to create. Peace in the world depends on peace in the hearts of individuals; this depends on each of us practising ethics by disciplining our negative thoughts and emotions, and developing basic spiritual qualities.

failure with love

I’d rather be a failure in something that I love, than a success in something that I hate.

George Burns