One of the shocks of a 50th birthday is realizing the fundamental fact that your youth is irrevocably over.
In the hands of the ego, marriage is a prison. It is exclusive. It is a place where people are constantly reminded of their failures and limited by the energies of another person. It is rife with judgment and blame.
I read an article somewhere that stated 1 in 4 American women will be considered clinically depressed in their lifetime. This should be more than a gold mine for pharmaceutical companies – it should be a wake-up call.
In our society, as people pass out of young adulthood, they tend to relate to themselves more in terms of what they are no longer than what they are now, and that’s psychologically low-grade devastating.
The mortal mind alone cannot devise an answer to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, because the true answer lies on a level of consciousness that’s beyond our mortal thinking. Quite simply, when it comes to Israel and the Palestinians, we need a miracle.
Are you laboring under the impression that I read these memoranda of yours? I can’t even lift them.
I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.
They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I’m going to miss mine by just a few days.
Every time I plant a seed, He say kill it before it grow, he say kill it before they grow.
I used to get the feeling, and sometimes I still get it, that sometimes I was fooling somebody; I don’t know who or what, maybe myself.