"Because gratification of a desire leads to the temporary stilling of the mind and the experience of the peaceful, joyful Self it's no wonder that we get hooked on thinking that happiness comes from the satisfaction of desires. This is the meaning of the old adage, Joy is not in things, it is in us."
"Both abundance and lack exist simultaneously in our lives, as parallel realities. It is always our conscious choice which secret garden we will tend... when we choose not to focus on what is missing from our lives but are grateful for the abundance that's present -- love, health, family, friends, work, the joys of nature and personal pursuits that bring us pleasure -- the wasteland of illusion falls away and we experience Heaven on earth."
Carol Ford's quote collection
I'm female, taken from Canada and made my book on 26th October 2009.
Stay at home housewife
I am a stay at home housewife, mother of one, grandmother to three gorgeous children. I enjoy reading, writing, listening to music, and spending time with my family