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Einstein Quotes

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”

“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.”

“A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.”

“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”

“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”

“You never fail until you stop trying.”

“Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.”

“I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.”

“Time is an illusion.”

“We all know that light travels faster than sound. That’s why certain people appear bright until you hear them speak.”

“Nothing happens until something moves.”

“God does not play dice with the universe.”

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”

“The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.”

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”

“Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.”

“Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be changed from one form to another.”

“In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.”

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I Think, Therefore I am.

This is a very interesting video. It uses quantum physics to theorize that our existence is based on the fact that God is watching us. The mathematical equations that scientists use to explain how the universe works is telling them that things only exist because some one is observing them, which makes our reality based on our consciousness and not something that exists apart of our consciousness of it. The only reason we can all exist is because God is observing all of us. Deep thoughts! As DeCarte said, “I think, therefore I am”.

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The Truth Defends Itself by not Changing

The Truth defends itself by not changing.

You can count on it. Depend on it.

Lies cannot change it.

You may have a revelation of it.

It may be hidden.

I watched this video about how scientists are applying Quantum physics to explain consciousness and the creation of the universe. The video is very well done. If you ever wondered what quantum physics is about, this will give you a little better understanding. You may also need to stop the video and read parts to absorb some things. Some of the statements are unsupported and the video brings up questions that are worth pondering. Scientists are still trying to figure out how everything works on a sub atomic level which point to some magical possibilities in technology eliminating some time and space barriers. It is quite the thought that they are trying to come up with mathematical equations to explain why we think about what we do and how the world works. Constants appear to be a part of every equation.

The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry

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Putnam House, Danvers, Massachusetts, USA – floor plans. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lightning striking the Eiffel Tower

Lightning striking the Eiffel Tower (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Life is what happens when you are making plans.

We dream and develop a unattainable vision of ourselves and where we should be. Some press on continually toward the goal. Others become disillusioned by their vain attempts to attain their vision. It is some what amazing that we even seek something grander than ourselves. Where does that desire come from? We all have a desire to be perfect, usually based on a vision of a certain perfection. Most do not look to be perfect in everything, but in their own vision of their dream. This desire is so great that failure causes many to despair to the point of suicide.

Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.

I want to live like there is no tomorrow, but I am not really sure how. I am hopeful there will be a tomorrow and have a need to plan for tomorrow. The best thing I have found is to leave things better than I find them; people, places, and things. Take a little extra time to do the right thing and help make someones day better.

Learn to be free of the fear of rejection and love those around you. Say it. Show it. Receive it. Everyone needs it.

Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes. 36“While you have the Light, believe in the Light, so that you may become sons of Light.”

We can change from day-to-day. Some days we feel better, have more energy, more focus, more hope, more joy. I have found that we should take advantage of what we have each day. If we have extra energy to produce what ever, we should take advantage of it, because we may not have the energy the following day.

1There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:

2a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot,

3a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build,

4a time to weep and a time to laugh,a time to mourn and a time to dance,

5a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,

6a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away,

7a time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak,

8a time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace.

The interesting thing about our desire for our dreams and the actions we take to reach them produces our lives and we should take note of what we are producing today. We should remember that though we see it different,

life is a journey, not a destination.

When we reach the destination we are no longer in this world, but in eternity and our plans are useless to us because we have become a dream.

A  man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams. John  Barrymore
Carpe diem – seize the day.

Sometimes questions are more important than answers.

Failing to plan is planning to fail.

A goal without a plan is just a wish.

Do  not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the  present moment. Buddha

Proverbs 15:22

22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.

16 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue.

2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the Lord.

3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.

We  all dream; we do not understand our dreams, yet we act as if nothing strange  goes on in our sleep minds, strange at least by comparison with the logical,  purposeful doings of our minds when we are awake. Erich  Fromm

What’s it Worth?

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English: Bureau of Labor Statistics measurements U1, U2, U3, U4, U5 and U6. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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English: Chart of United States Personal Savings Rate from 1960-2010. Data source: FRED, Federal Reserve Economic Data, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: Personal Saving Rate [PSAVERT] ; U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics; accessed August 14, 2010. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Have you ever been tempted to say, “Back when I was a kid”? Remember when you could buy 3 loaves of bread for a dollar? Now it’s 1 loaf for $3. Here is a great remember when app from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. You can pick a year and compare what a dollar amount was worth during 2 different years. For instance; a dollar in 1962 is now worth & $7.73 and $500 dollars in 1980 is now worth $1,417.45. This site has many other tools for discovering trends on the state of your state or the whole country. Check it out if you want to learn or support an opinion.

http://www.bls.gov/data/inflation_calculator.htm

 

Listen and Learn

Ear

Ear (Photo credit: Menage a Moi)

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Abstract Colorful Universe Wallpaper – TTdesign (Photo credit: tomt6788)

Universe

Universe (Photo credit: Loulair Harton)

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The Living Universe by Soulblind, the Onion Peel, and the God Partical

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Single cover for “Big Bang Theory Theme” by Barenaked Ladies (2007) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Soulblind has peeled back a layer of the onion in search of the center. I find it amazing that we are not even solid, we are made of electrically charged particles circling around each other held together by magical forces. Just think of how much energy is in each atom in us if we were to split them and release the energy we could blow up the world.

http://soulblindministry.com/2012/07/31/the-living-universe/

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They said they saw the “God Particle” for a moment in CERN in Geneva

Scientists think they saw the evidence that the “Big Bang” could have actually happened. Even though the Big Bang Theory has been taught as fact, it has always just been a theory, an atheistic dogma.  They saw a subatomic particle increase in mass.

Higgs boson: scientists 99.999% sure ‘God Particle’ has been found

It does not make sense that first there was nothing. Then nothing blew up and made everything. I think it takes blind faith to believe that. It is ironic that scientist, who believe that the universe is controlled by physical laws that do not change to the tiniest degrees still think we are an accident. What are the odds that we are here? Doesn’t everything work to well to be an accident? How does all this create living souls?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higgs_boson

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