I love this perspective from Rob Brezsny!! It covers so much important territory.....
"The DSM-V is the manual of psychology that classifies human
personality disorders. The book 'Character Strengths and Virtues' is an
alternative to the DSM-V. It is a text that defines human virtues and
strengths that have been recognized by many different cultures for 2500
Appreciation of Beauty,
Hope for the Future,
As a happy, life-long learner, these words really spoke to me. "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." Mahatma Gandhi
This quote certainly gives my trials and tribulations greater meaning . . . .
"One does not become fully human painlessly."
"Most creativity is a transition from one context into another where things are more surprising. There’s an element of surprise, and especially in science, there is often laughter that goes along with the “Aha.” Art also has this element. Our job is to remind us that there are more contexts than the one that we’re in — the one that we think is reality." Alan Kay