Wednesday, December 05, 2007

As the Holidays Approach...

The universe is exceedingly
generous. When a farmer sows
one seed, a plant comes forth
that produces thousands of
seeds. If you desire abundance,
be like the farmer and first
give up something. Whatever
you receive, keep a portion for
yourself, and share a portion
with others. By establishing
yourself in the flow of
generosity, whatever you give
will come back many fold.
--Swami Kripalu


  1. hmmmmm: it seems generosity begets brevity!

  2. Yes and don't forget to give all of what one receives if one does not need it.

  3. Use of few words is an Aussie charm. I can be dull too! Hmmm I was talking about 'needs' and 'wants' today and all I 'need' is a trip to the dentist and some new walking boots. I'll give up my old ones! Then I could share by biting people with my new teeth, then power walk away with new superboots when the bitten come after me! Hhehheee Don't want anything that will come back!

  4. Amen! Swami K. was absolutely right. The problem is that people are so impatient.

  5. Alas not too many people do that...

  6. I had a t-shirt that said that once, but it shrunk and then it just said "ed, a plant co roduces thous" and no one got it, so I gave it to Goodwill.

  7. This quote is bloody wonderful. I like the message of keep some for yourself. Women are told to often to give it all away and leave nothing for yourself. That's bad teaching.

    Thanks for being my fan! Lots of love,

  8. I needed to hear this today, KJ -- thank you! xo