489 – Beauty within

A beautiful soul always dwells in a beautiful world.

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting. – Ralph Waldo Emerson.

You can take no credit for beauty at sixteen. But if you are beautiful at sixty, it will be your soul’s own doing. – Marie Stopes.

Beauty is simple reality seen with the eyes of love. – Rabindranath Tagore.

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. – Hat Hanh.

The ideal of beauty is simplicity and tranquility.

Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. – Khalil Gibran.

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433 – The colors of Nature

We have so many beautiful colors in nature. Yet we use artificial colors for fabric and other items. These dyes are destroying our rivers, which in turn go into the oceans. The blue used for denim is toxic and children are working in the factories to make the denim that we all find so practical to wear. Continue reading

419 – Visualization

Become Still.
Becoming whole and still.
You can reflect
The world within your own self,
And like the mountain lake, spontaneously reveal
The beauty of snow-capped peaks, the sun and moon,
Yet still be filled with the living waters of bliss
Though saints are born in samadhi
All can work towards this goal
With faith, strong will, intelligence. Swami Satyananda Saraswati.

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