Fu For You – Food For Thought
“If it is true that the sun, the seasons, the waters, and human life itself go in cycles, the inference is that ‘there is time for all things.’ Something different to be done at each stage of the cycle…Only when we realize that nothing is new can we live with an intensity in which everything becomes new.” ~ Northrop Frye
“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; the optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” ~ Winston Churchill
“When you judge another, you do not define them: you define yourself!” ~ unknown
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” ~ Nelson Mandela
In the holiday season, we come together as one spirit and share a common belief in the inherent good in mankind and a shared hope for peace on earth.
“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ~ Buddha
“You don’t get better on the days that you feel like going; you get better on the days that you don’t want to go but you go anyway! If you can overcome the negative energy coming from your tired body or unmotivated mind, you will grow and become better.” ~ Georges St. Pierre
We are raised on comparison; our education is based on it; so is our culture. So, we struggle to be someone other than who we are.
Everything is about understanding.
Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!
“The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
There are 86,400 seconds in a day. It’s up to you to decide what to do with them.
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life….
“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch...
“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”
Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water.
Knowledge comes when we learn from making good decisions; wisdom comes when we learn from making bad decisions!
Now it’s time to embrace another culture as thousands of Syrian refugees spend their first holiday season in Canada. We are, or were, all emigrants sometime in the past. Don’t fear change; embrace it for that’s what makes us strong.
“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” ~ Michael Jordan