elise's Commonplace Book

I don't know about you, but I like to let serendipity prevail when looking around for quotes. I open a book to a random page and flip through it until something catches my eye. You can do that too if you want by clicking on this arrow
or select the quote you would like to see:
Rilke, Henry Miller, I Ching, Marianne Williamson, on Faith, Ueshiba, Chardin, Overton, Yeats, Teddy, Tagore, Rumi, don Juan, von Durkheim, Memorial Church, Richard Bach, Einstein, George Bernard Shaw, Dr. Seuss, T. E. Lawrence, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Arthur Miller, W. H. Murray, Oscar Wilde, Kshemendra, 4D Chess, Kierkegaard, Don Juan De Marco, Shel Silverstein, Sheenagh Pugh, Og Mandino

Here are some favorite poems:
i carry your heart - e.e. cummings
Our True Heritage - Thich Nhat Hahn
When Death Comes - Mary Oliver
Wage Peace - Judyth Hill
Love Sonnet LXXXIX - Pablo Neruda
Kindness - Naomi Shihab Nye

Once in a while, someone emails me a great story or some words of inspiration.
Instructions for Living
The Awakening
How to Differentiate
In this Moment
If I had my life to live over
When There Is A Loss
The Five Mindfulness Trainings
The Invitation
The Water Bearer
Transparent Self
What I've Learned
Wear Sunscreen
from the creator of Calvin and Hobbes

Readings for the Socrates Society:
Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence
Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan
John Locke, The Second Treatise of Government
Machiavelli, The Prince
Martin Luther King, Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Marx and Engels Manifesto of the Communist Party.