"With a pure heart and a receptive mind, and without the veil of doubt and restlessness of the mind, listen to the exposition of the nature and means of liberation."
~ Sage Vasishtha
"There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk."
~ Drew Barrymore
Our Ego often binds us to beliefs that are no longer truth for us. When we embrace a liberating attitude, we allow… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 31, 2008 at 8:38pm —
"I think the great livers, the people who are fully self-actualizing and alive, are the great givers."
~ Mark Victor Hansen
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
~ Winston Churchill
When we reach a more loving level of our personal growth, the desire to help others comes to us spontaneously. An Altruistic attitude comes from the realization that the needs of others are… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 30, 2008 at 6:17pm —
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."
~ Mother Teresa
"Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Instead of listening to my… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 29, 2008 at 4:21pm —
"A mature person is one who is does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably"
~ Eleanor Roosevelt
"Maturity is that time when the mirrors in our mind turn to windows and instead of seeing the reflection of ourselves we see others." ~… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 28, 2008 at 6:29pm —
"Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live unreflectively and begins to devote himself to his life with reverence in order to raise it to its true value. To affirm life is to deepen, to make more inward, and to exalt the will"
~ Albert Schweitzer
"Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 27, 2008 at 6:13pm —
"Energy and persistence conquer all things"
~ Benjamin Franklin
"Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races, one after another."
~ Walter Elliot
The Ego tends to see adversity and becomes discouraged, but the Soul encourages us to transcend limitations. Perseverance always brings good results when our intentions are noble. When we persist with grace and in rhythm with the signs that life… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 26, 2008 at 7:41pm —
"Once you chose hope, everything is possible."
~ Christopher Reeve
"If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today, I still have a dream."
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hope is both part of our Humanity and our Divinity. Hope is not something that we learn, but something that is born… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 25, 2008 at 6:59pm —
Blessings of Light
Dear Friends and Family,
Both Christmas and Chanukah are celebrated at this time of year, but they are more than just Christian and Jewish Holidays. They are Blessings from two Faiths to people of all Faiths and Beliefs.
Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men.
Christmas and Chanukah share a spiritual…
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 25, 2008 at 2:10am —
"Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit"
~ Jeremy Taylor
"Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose."
~ Eknath Easwaran
To develop a meditative attitude, we must first understand the value of silence before we turn our attention to the value of words. When we develop internal silence, the soul… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 24, 2008 at 6:03pm —
"The stages of the Noble Path are: Right View, Right Thought, Right Speech, Right Behavior, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration."
"Concentration is the secret of strength"
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
A concentrative attitude before certain situations multiples our energies and helps avoid accidents. When distractions of the mind start to deviate your… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 23, 2008 at 7:31pm —
"Some mathematician has said pleasure lies not in discovering truth, but in seeking it."
~ Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
"I believe... that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another."
~ Thomas Jefferson
The more we learn how to love and accept ourselves, the more pleasurable we will find life. When we liberate ourselves from the necessity to please others simply for their approval, pleasure… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 20, 2008 at 6:58pm —
Blessing for the World’s Servers
"Compassion is a foundation for sharing our aliveness and building a more humane world."
~ Martin Lowenthal
Humanity Healing offers this video as a small measure of thanks to all those who work to make this world a better place for all.
Season's Blessings to…
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 20, 2008 at 5:09am —
"Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love."
~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
"Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."
~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
While perfection is… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 19, 2008 at 4:46pm —
"The genuine coherence of our ideas does not come from the reasoning that ties them together, but from the spiritual impulse that gives rise to them."
~ Nicolas Gomez Davila
"There must be consistency in direction."
~ W. Edwards Deming
To keep yourself firm in a challenging situation is the true test of coherency. To succeed, you must stay connected to your inner self with clarity of thoughts and… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 18, 2008 at 6:09pm —
"The basic thing is that everyone wants happiness, no one wants suffering. And happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors. If your own mental attitude is correct, even if you remain in a hostile atmosphere, you feel happy."
~ His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
"Happiness cannot come from without. It must come from within. It is not what we see and touch or that which others do for us… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 17, 2008 at 5:56pm —
"The sensual and spiritual are linked together by a mysterious bond, sensed by our emotions, though hidden from our eyes." ~ Karl Wilhelm von Humbolt
"The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood. "
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
A truly sensual attitude is one where we are continuously and… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 16, 2008 at 6:51pm —
"Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience."
~ Thomas Merton
"If a man's mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure."
Every action realized with integrity in your heart is Pure. To create a Pure attitude, we need to move beyond… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 15, 2008 at 6:36pm —
"Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams."
~ Ashley Smith
"The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness."
~ His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
Appreciation is the result of a true understanding of our interconnectiveness… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 14, 2008 at 7:34pm —
"It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities."
~ Josiah Charles Stamp
"Be the change you want to see in the world."
~ Mahatma Gandhi
We change the world when we change ourselves. This is why responsibility is so important. An attitude of responsibility opens up realms of possibility and potentiality. Responsibility isn't a burden.… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 13, 2008 at 6:03pm —
"The authentic self is the soul made visible"
~ Sarah Ban Breathnach
"Authentic values are those by which a life can be lived, which can form a people that produces great deeds and thoughts."
~ Allan Bloom
The originality of a child is in its ability to express its authenticity: children have to learn how to hid their feelings. There is an eternal child within each of us. Learn to take off the social… Continue
Added by Humanity Healing Foundation on December 12, 2008 at 5:25pm —