Soft Soap and Wishful Thinking

A voyage into the painful truth of self-discovery.



Back :)

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

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Feel the Burn – of Joy

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.

Joseph Campbell

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Power Versus Love, the Great Divide

Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

Carl Jung

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A Plea to the Angry

It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.

Wayne Dyer

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Finding Answers in a Used Bookshop / (Apology)

You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.

Eckhart Tolle

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Dear Soul-Searcher, Just Follow the Sun

When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything; the sun came like gold through trees, and over the fields, and I felt like I was in Heaven.

Harriet Tubman

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Behind “Soft Soap and Wishful Thinking”: Comfort vs. Truth

If you look for truth, you may find comfort in the end; if you look for comfort you will not get either comfort or truth only soft soap and wishful thinking to begin, and in the end, despair.

C. S. Lewis

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The path isn’t a straight line; it’s a spiral. You continually come back to things you thought you understood and see deeper truths.

Barry H. Gillespie

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Rumi Tuesday

Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.


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