Thursday, December 1, 2022

December 1--Harmony. I Think I'm Back.

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. 
--Albert Einstein

    December's theme in "Daily Gratitude" is harmony
    How many lives and billions of dollars have been wasted on the oxymoron of "peace-keeping force"? 
    Switching gears, let's look at personal harmony. This idea comes from Rev. Dr. Dennis Merritt Jones. You are the king or queen of your own personal monarchy... "It is the domain of your own life, your mind and body, which means the only inhabitant is you. You are the ruler of your own empire... How does your personal monarchy measure up? What kind of ruler are you? Do you rule yourself with a hard hand and judgmental heart, or do you treat yourself with kindness, generosity of spirit, reverence and respect? The next time you enter the sacred gates of your own mind and heart, be wise, strong and loving--and long live the queen/king."
    It's good to be queen!

P. S. The final quotes for November were:
Nov 28----Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.  --D. H. Lawrence 
Nov 29----The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.  --Michel de Montaigne
Nov 30----True wisdom lies in gathering the precious things out of each hour as it goes by. --E. S. Bouton

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