“Strive for balance rather than perfection. Most people live in a black-and-white world where they think that they’re either a volunteer with no life of their own, or just a materialistic, achievement-oriented person who doesn’t care to make a difference. Don’t fall into this trap. Life is a balance between giving and receiving, between taking care of yourself and taking care of others.” — Anthony Robbins, Awaken the Giant Within, p. 509
One sign of achieving enlightenment, Jim, other than auras, tinkling bells, and a healing touch, is that you start valuing idle daydreaming as much as you value planning.
Another is that you begin talking sweetly not only to plants and trees, but to cars and toasters and computers.
And, quite unequivocally, feeling gratitude for your present challenges, love for lousy drivers, and sympathy for those who don’t see service in their work. Serving 7 billion, The Universe (tut.com./Mike Dooley)