Tag: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature

Creation

All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson    ~ ‘In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. And the earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the…

Success in Your Life

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends.  To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether…

VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY

We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate.  The world is all gates, all opportunities.  ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ We are all on our own personal Voyage of Discovery. …

We Are One

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.     ~Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ We see only that which we are.  We came to this earth to return to the remembrance that we are ONE, and as such,  negative thoughts trigger negative reactions.…

FINISH EACH DAY AND BE DONE WITH IT

Finish each day and be done with it.  You have done what you could.  Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can.  Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to…

Understanding Peace

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson  ~ Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses…

Life is a Train of Moods

Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus.   ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson    ~ Ah! this…

Integrity

Actions Speak Louder than Words

What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ What this possibly means is that actions speak louder than words.  This usually happens when someone says they will do something one way, when actually what they do…

GIVING THANKS

For each new morning with its light, for rest and shelter of the night, for health and food, for love and friends, for everything Thy Goodness sends.  For flowers that bloom about our feet; for tender grass, so fresh, so sweet; for song of bird, and…

LAW OF THE UNIVERSE

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ Sometimes we just get in our own way.  Sometimes we want something so bad that we actually end up blocking what we most want to…