Quote of the Week

First Thoughts are the everyday thoughts. Everyone has those. Second Thoughts are the thoughts you think about the way you think. People who enjoy thinking have those. Third Thoughts are thoughts that watch the world and think all by themselves. They’re rare, and often troublesome. Listening to them is part of witchcraft.
Terry Pratchett “A Hat Full of Sky”



We have so many thoughts and so few words that we must express many thoughts in every word.
From ‘Memories: A story of German love’ by Max Muller

There isn’t a way things should be. There’s just what happens, and what we do.
Terry Pratchett “A Hat Full of Sky”

Ant Traffic
But the simple life, alas, once you really try to lead it, leads you into all this complication!
The Fat of the Land by John Seymour

I saw a frog in our garden today and even took a photo, but managed to delete the photo off my camera before coping it to the computer.  Lesson learned: sometimes multitasking results in achieving much less than when concentrating on one task.

However, there is another kind of love which is genuine where one realizes that the other person is like oneself who wants happiness and does not want suffering, and who has every right to overcome the suffering and achieve happiness.  On that basis, a genuine love and kindness is developed and that remains in the relationship.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama The Transformed Mind