Alan Watts

Be Wary of What Humans Do in God’s Name

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.It is the belief that God will do what is right.- Max LucadoWhat does it profit, my brethren,if someone says he has faith but does not have works?Can faith save him?- James 2:14A person who is fana…

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Be Wary of What Humans Do in God’s Name

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.It is the belief that God will do what is right.- Max LucadoWhat does it profit, my brethren,if someone says he has faith but does not have works?Can faith save him?- James 2:14A person who is fana…

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Not as it Appears

Everything is not as it appears to be.
– Proverb

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
– Ludwig Boerne

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
– Oscar Wilde

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future –
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
“The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself.”
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today’s image shows a Müller-Lyer perceived length optical illusion.

Further reading: When Life Looks Hopeless

Maybe So, Maybe Not. – Ancient Taoist Proverb

Belief – Point-of-View

Question Your Questions
    


Copyright © by Jonathan Lockwood Huie. First published on my Daily Inspirational Quotes blog. Also see Inspirational Quotes.

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Not as it Appears

Everything is not as it appears to be.
– Proverb

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
– Ludwig Boerne

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
– Oscar Wilde

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future –
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
“The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself.”
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today’s image shows a Müller-Lyer perceived length optical illusion.

Further reading: When Life Looks Hopeless

Maybe So, Maybe Not. – Ancient Taoist Proverb

Belief – Point-of-View

Question Your Questions
    


Copyright © by Jonathan Lockwood Huie. First published on my Daily Inspirational Quotes blog. Also see Inspirational Quotes.

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What You "Know" Isn’t Always True

It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble.It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.- Mark Twain (attributed)About most subjects, there is not “The Truth.”There is merely one’s personal truth.- Jonathan Lockwood HuieThe problem with …

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