Timely and Timeless Resources

TIMELY category (bibliography)

Here are a few books that I've found helpful over the years and
into the present:


TAMING YOUR GREMLIN
Carson, Richard; HarperCollins Publishers, 2003

OH, THE PLACES YOU'LL GO
Suess, Dr.; Random House of Canada, Ltd, Toronto, 1990

A GUIDE TO FEARLESSNESS IN DIFFICULT TIMES
Chödron, Pema; Shambhala Publications, Inc., 2001

SHAMBHALA, THE SACRED PATH OF THE WARRIOR
Trungpa, Chögyam; Shambhala Publications, Inc., 1984

AS BIRDS BRING FORTH THE SUN
MacLeod, Allister; McClelland & Stewart Inc., 1992

TRUE NATURE
Bash, Barbara; Shambhala Publications Inc., 2004

THE OPEN ROAD, The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
Pico Iyer; Knopf, 2008

WHAT MAKES YOU NOT A BUDDHIST
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse; Shambhala Publications, Inc., d2008

THE RULES OF VICTORY, How To Transform Chaos and Conflict
James Gimian and Barry Boyce; Shambhala Publications, Inc., 2009

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TIMELESS category (inspiring quotations):

This very moment is the only occasion.
(Lord Mukpo)

Be the change you want to see.

Life breaks our hearts open.

The human heart is vast enough to contain all the world.
(Joseph Conrad)

Worry is discursiveness.

We always have more resources and options than we realize.

Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation
of love between individuals.
(Mahatma Gandhi)

Staying with the pain, without loving kindness, is just warfare.

Listening means forgetting yourself completely. Only then can you listen.

When a person does not want to hear, a person does not listen.

Nothing ever happened in the past, it happened in the NOW.
Nothing will ever happen in the future – it will happen in the NOW.
(Eckhardt Tolle)

The seeds of the most horrific conflict begin in the mind.

Tell the truth – there's less to remember.

Now is the only moment there is and here is the only space.

Life is a co-emergent unfolding of opportunities. Celebrate the journey.

There's a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in.
(Leonard Cohen)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed it's the only thing that ever has.
(Margaret Mead)

"There's no use trying," said Alice, "one can't believe impossible things!" "I dare say you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "I always did it for half an hour a day. Why sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." (Lewis Carroll)

You can change your life by simply opening your eyes.


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