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Our ports are a vital link in national security and
by Joe Donnelly

Our ports are a vital link in national security and
it is extremely dangerous to be considering their sale
to the United Arab Emirates government.
- Joe Donnelly

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha PHOTO

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

 

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Through our own recovered innocence
we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
- Henry David Thoreau

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

We may have our private opinions
but why should they be a bar to the meeting of hearts?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Nelson Mandela

Our journey into consciousness of wealth
begins with the realization that we have already arrived!
- Michael Bernard Beckwith

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is not the magnitude of our actions
but the amount of love
that is put into them that matters.
- Mother Teresa

Our world is magnificent - all of it.
Rejoice and give thanks.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We get to CHOOSE the meaning for our lives.
Our lives mean exactly what we say they do - no more, no less.
Each of us chooses their path in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dreams are renewable no matter what our age.
- Dale Turner

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

The path to love ... is our spiritual destiny.
- Deepak Chopra

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

May we so love as never to have occasion
to repent of our love!
- Henry David Thoreau

When will our consciences grow so tender
that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

Adversity can crush our spirit -
or strengthen it - it is our choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

NECESSITY and URGENCY are twin poisons of our rattlesnake minds.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The practice of forgiveness is our most important
contribution to the healing of the world.
- Marianne Williamson

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

Only when life is difficult,
are we challenged to become our greatest selves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

We can't control the impressions others form about us,
and the effort to do so only debases our character.
- Epictetus

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

Our life is what our thoughts make it.
- Marcus Aurelius

Most of the shadows of life are caused
by standing in our own sunshine.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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