Thought for the day: 5/12/2018

“What we think, or what we know, or what we believe, is in the end of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.”
~ John Ruskin (1819–1900)

Measurements

Self worth wanes and shame remains when we fall short of our values–or are they someone else’s values? When we say “I should” it is worth exploring whose values we are measuring ourselves by.

~ Joe C., “Beyond Belief – Agnostic Musings for 12 Step Life”, May 9th

Father Joe on “outside help”

Father Joe Martin (1924-2009)

 

“If I leave this twelve step meeting and get hit by a bus, don’t take me to a twelve step meeting–take me to a hospital.”
~ Father Joe Martin

Yogi Knew Baseball (and a few other things)

“You can’t think and hit the ball at the same time.”
Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra 1925-2015

Yogi Berra in 1949

Imagine this scenario: “Okay, he’s winding up. Hmmm, looks like a fastball. Yep, it’s a fastball. Start the swing…now! Imagine going through that process while the ball is traveling 60 feet at 90 m.p.h. (132 feet per second).
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On Being Judgmental

“First one must change. I first watch myself, check myself, then expect changes from others.”
~ Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

Note: More quotes on the interwebs are incorrectly attributed to The Dalai Lama and Albert Einstein than any other two people. I always check to be sure they're genuine.