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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, November 10th, 2017 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Whether or not you recall the names of the two wealthiest people in the world—or the last few winners of the Heisman Trophy, Academy Awards, or Nobel Prizes—I’ll bet you can remember the names of two favorite teachers, or friends … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, July 29th, 2016 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Hardship is part of life – but whether you view it as tragic or heroic, grotesque or purposeful, depends on your perspective. Your mind can make meaning or madness, light a candle or curse the darkness – the choice is … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, January 25th, 2016 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Our deeds, both positive and negative, resonate within us and within the world. Those who commit crimes that remain undiscovered or unsolved—and who seem to escape consequences for their actions, cannot escape the Watcher who sees all. For some, this … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Attachment is the classic Western way – striving for fulfillment through material success, achievement, victory. Detachment is the Eastern way – renouncing material goals, taking the inward path to peace. But even as Western seekers turn to the East and … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“When we think about it – which is most of the problem – life appears complex and busy. This is an illusion. Life is utterly simple and serene, because we can only live one moment at a time. There are … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, March 30th, 2015 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Many of us fear failure without realizing that we make little mistakes and tiny failures each day, in the process of living and learning. We drop things, we fail to find something we’re looking for, say or do something we … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, January 9th, 2015 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Spirit is not something we get from our work as much as something we bring to It – and it’s less about WHAT we do than HOW we do it. As Martin Luther King Jr. advised, “Whatever your life work … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, November 28th, 2014 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Because our attention is often distracted, obscured, or lost in thought, we fail to notice many things. That is why the ability to pay attention to what is arising in any given moment – to our actions and their results … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Nowhere is it written that decisions are supposed to be easy. Every choice requires a combination of intellect, intuition, and gut instinct. And the more important the decision, the harder it seems. Why? Because perceived importance increases our fear of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, October 9th, 2007 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Whether or not you recall the names of the two wealthiest people in the world—or the last few winners of the Heisman Trophy, Academy Awards, or Nobel Prizes—I’ll bet you can remember the names of two favorite teachers, or friends … Continue reading

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