• Current Reading List

    Peaceful Action, Open Heart - Thich Nhat Hanh*** Eat, Pray, Love*** Peaceful Living - Mary Mackenzie(daily reader)*** The Vein of Gold - Julia Cameron (this is a read a chapter a week type book)*** Dubliners - James Joyce*** Nursing: The Philosophy and Science of Caring - Jean Watson*** The Diary of Virginia Woolf. Volume I***
  • Two roads diverged in a yellow wood and I, I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.

A Quote

Oh, another thought before the mindless immersion in a television fantasy-land. I intend to soon begin reading “A Room of One’s Own” by Virginia Woolf, but needed some mindless sci-fi for a break and am reading a Darkover novel (second read) by Marion Zimmer Bradley. I wanted to share a quote that really spoke to me this weekend:

“You speak of being afraid. Yet fear is something you generate in yourself, from your mind’s lack of control; and you will learn to look at it and discover for yourself when you choose to be afraid. The first thing you must to is to acknowledge that the fear is yours, and you can bid it come and go at will. Begin with this: whenever you feel fear that prevents choice, say to yourself: ‘What has made me feel fear? Why have I chosen to feel this fear preventing my choice, instead of feeling the freedom to choose?’ Fear is a way of not allowing yourself to choose freely what you will do next; a way of leeting your body’s reflexes, not the needs of your mind, choose for you.”

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