Thursday, September 25, 2008

Notes from the Universe

Courageous is the soul who ventures into time and space to learn of their divinity. For while they cannot lose, they can think they have, and the loss will seem intolerable. And while they cannot fail, they can think they have, and the pain will seem unbearable. And while they cannot ever be less than they truly are – powerful, eternal, and loved – they can think they are, and all hope will seem lost.

And therein lies their test. A test of perceptions: of what to focus on, of what to believe in, in spite of appearances.

Courageous indeed … the pride of the Universe, and I should know.

The only difference between a friend and a foe is that you’ve decided where love will grow.

There isn’t a soul on this planet who doesn’t crave your approval.

Whoever may torment you, harass you, confound you, or upset you is a teacher.

Not because they’re wise, but because you seek to become so.

--- Notes from the Universe (New perspectives from an old friend) by Mike Dooley