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Thought of the Moment

How Do You Know if You Have Forgiven?

How does one know if she has forgiven?

You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all.

- Clarissa Pinkola Estes Read more



I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.

- Kahlil Gibran Read more



We are what we repeatedly do.

- Aristotle Read more



Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

- Mark Twain Read more


A Holy Place

Everyone has a holy place, a refuge, where their heart is purer, their mind clearer, where they feel closer to God or love or truth or whatever it is they happen to worship.

- J. R. Moehringer in The Tender Bar Read more


Judging Others

When you judge another person, you do not define him or her, you define yourself.

- Wayne Dyer Read more



It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.

- Paul Coelho Read more


Requests, not Demands

Love makes requests, not demands. When I demand things from my spouse, I become a parent and she the child.

- Gary Chapman Read more


Be True to Yourself

A huge lesson for me was that if I was gonna be successful, I had to be successful as myself - I couldn't be successful doing what other people were doing. I had to do what I believed in and what felt real to me and felt true to me, because the worst thing to be is successful as someone else.

- Jay-Z Read more


Our Response to Insults

The only gracious way to accept an insult is to ignore it; if you can't ignore it, top it; if you can't top it, laugh at it; if you can't laugh at it, it's probably deserved.

- J. Russel Lynes Read more