Science Fiction Quotations - Westfahl, Gary; Clarke, Arthur C. Edited by Gary Westfahl; Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke Selected for AAUP Books for Public and Secondary School Libraries, 2006 In this unprecedented collection of science fiction and fantasy quotations, the reader revisits the stunning moment when Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein monster first comes to life; witnesses the transformation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr.
On the Prayer Life of Job: Recovering Trust After a Cosmic Game of “Chicken” For me, the real mystery of the book of Job – and one that still continues to puzzle me – is not the typical theodicy questions, the mechanics, so to speak, of how evil (acknowledged and not merely glossed) and a just, good, and all powerful God exist in the same universe. No, the question rather for me is how one relearns to pray after one realizes they do indeed exist in the same cosmos. What I am inquiring after is exactly what we don’t get at the end of Job – his prayer life after all the trauma.
Nine ways of resting the mind Nine ways of resting the mind (Tib. སེམས་གནས་པའི་ཐབས་དགུ་, sem nepé tab gu; Wyl. sems gnas pa’i thabs dgu) — whatever the object of our meditation, we pass through nine stages in the development of shamatha. Resting the Mind (Tib. འཇོག་པ་, jokpa) – focusing the mind upon an object [number 2 on the illustration]Resting the Mind Longer (Tib. རྒྱུན་དུ་འཇོག་པ་, gyündu jokpa) – maintaining that continuity Continuously Resettling the Mind (Tib. བླན་ཏེ་འཇོག་པ་, len té jokpa) – whenever one forgets the object and becomes distracted one resettles the mind Fully Settling the Mind (Tib.
Favorite Quotes Favorite Quotes I have been collecting quotes for quite awhile. They have always spoken volumes to me and I love to incorporate them into my art. Why ‘Slacktivism’ Matters The following piece is a guest post. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. We all have at least one social or political issue that gets our blood boiling.
Eastern philosophy - Wikipedia Eastern philosophy or Asian philosophy includes the various philosophies of South and East Asia, including Chinese philosophy, Indian philosophy, Buddhist philosophy (dominant in Tibet, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia), Korean philosophy, and Japanese philosophy. According to Victoria S. Harrison, the category of "Eastern philosophy", and similarly "Asian philosophy" and "Oriental philosophy" is a product of 19th century Western scholarship and did not exist in East Asia or India. This is because in Asia there is no single unified philosophical tradition with a single root.  Albert Einstein - Quotes 301-400 Albert Einstein - Quotes 301-400 If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over? Albert Einstein Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern.
The 5 Step Process to Develop Life Long Motivation Motivation is often cited as the magical answer to everything you want. If you were motivated you would lose that weight, write that book, start the business and so on. So how do we develop the habits and mind power needed to stay motivated on a daily basis? About Katinka Hesselink - All Considering Who am I? That’s the question. It’s a basically spiritual question as well: and any answer I give is limited by the concepts introduced by the words in the answers. That said – I’m a daughter. I’m a sister.
Self-Discovery Quotes, Sayings about Finding Yourself Related Quotes Purpose Self Be Yourself Confidence Age People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates. ~Thomas Szasz, "Personal Conduct," The Second Sin, 1973