Source of Happiness

“The whole world can love you, but that love will not make you happy.
What will make you happy is the love coming out of you.”

~ don Miguel Ruiz

Source of Happiness
The beautiful and peaceful waterfall of Lip Falls, Gold Coast, Australia

The Serenity Prayer

God, grant me the
Serenity
to accept the things
I cannot change,
Courage
to change the things
I can, and
Wisdom
to know the difference.

by Reinhold Niebuhr

The Serenity Prayer
Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

Nature's Breath

“More than any sort of divinity what we as humans so desperately need is the freedom
to be who we are, exactly the way we are, and to know that is enough”

~ Scott DeStephanis

Nature's Breath
Sunrise looking over the Gold Coast from Springbrook, Australia

Enchanted Glen

“Sometimes surrender means giving up trying to understand,
and becoming comfortable with not knowing”

~ Eckhart Tolle

Enchanted Glen
Clamp Hole Waterfall, Glenbarrow, County Laois, Ireland

Ghostly Calm

“You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic,
a single power, a single salvation...and that is called loving.
Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it.
It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else.”

~ Herman Hesse

Ghostly Calm
Panorama of Dunluce Castle at dusk, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Crab Cave

“You can't get it wrong and you'll never get it done”

~ Abraham-Hicks

Crab Cave
Looking out of the Larrybane Cave to Sheep Island, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Days of Glory

“Open the window in the centre of your chest, and let the spirits fly in and out”

~ Rumi

Days of Glory
Panorama from Kinbane Head looking back to the castle and mainland, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

The Flow of Peace

“Here is a new spiritual practice: don't take your thoughts too seriously”

~ Eckhart Tolle

The Flow of Peace
One of the Glenariff waterfalls, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK

Rest

“I am a lover of what is, not because I'm a spiritual person,
but because it hurts when I argue with reality”

~ Byron Katie

Rest
Shimna River waterfall and stepping stones, Tollymore Forest, County Down, Northern Ireland

The Fairy's Garden

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind a faithful servant.
We have forgotten the gift and made the servant the master.”

~ Albert Einstein

The Fairy's Garden
Bluebells lay amongst the moss covered trees in Tollymore Forest, County Down, Northern Ireland

Bluebells

“You are not separate from the whole. You are one with the sun, the earth, the air.
You don't have a life. You are life.”

~ Eckhart Tolle

Bluebells
Bluebells scattered though Tollymore Forest, County Down, Northern Ireland

The Beginning of Love

“The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves,
and not to twist them to fit our own image.
Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.”

~ Thomas Merton

The Beginning of Love
Sunset at Hinze Dam, Gold Coast, Australia

Quiet Moments of Reflection

“The goal of Buddhism is to create Buddhas, not Buddhists,
as the goal of Christianity is to create Christs, not Christians”

~ Adyashanti

Quiet Moments of Reflection
Twilight at the Severn River, Sundown National Park, Australia

To Know Peace

Bless
What you would change.

Love
What you would shun.

Look upon
With eyes of compassion
What you would judge.

In others.
In the world.
In yourself.

Only then
Will you know
Peace.

by Lisa Frost

To Know Peace
Mudgeeraba, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

Sleep Well

“Apologise for what you've done, but never apologise for who you are”

~ Ash Beckham

Sleep Well
Twilight at Echo Point, Springbrook, Gold Coast, Australia