My Favorite Inspiring Quotes
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
You do what you feel in your heart is right, and you are content. Justifiably so. Others may interpret your actions differently but that's up to them... their own motives, beliefs and projections. As Abraham Hicks said, "People will love you. People will hate you. And none of it will have anything to do with you."
Be the change you wish to see in the world. It starts at home, anything less would be hypocritical. Then your influence shines like a beacon.
Resistance is of the mind, of the ego. Acceptance of what is, on the other hand, takes you immediately into a peaceful, timeless state of simply being.
Use 'things' as tools, that's what they're for, but not people: using people means to take advantage of them, to manipulate them as tools to gain an end. It's the opposite of love. If we are in love with our material possessions, we are set up for loss, as all things pass away. Love of another never dies, though, because spirit is forever.
Here’s some further reading on this theme...
Good deeds really do have the power to change us. We should never consider any act that changes us as futile. No good deed we have done can be taken from us. Good deeds have the magic to turn sadness to singing and despair to joy. Just one small selfless act benefits both the giver and the receiver. In this high-tech, fast changing world what is needed and what is lasting is high-touch people and relationships. Continues...