I come into the peace of wild

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief…. For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.  ~Wendell Berry, "The Peace of Wild Things"

I keep the telephone of my mind

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance.  Then, whenever doubt, anxiety or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal – and soon they’ll forget my number.  ~Edith Armstrong

I have learned to live each day

I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow.  It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us.  ~Dorothy Day

There are two days in the week

There are two days in the week about which and upon which I never worry… Yesterday and Tomorrow.  ~Robert Jones Burdette

We have to fight them daily like

We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.  ~Etty HillesumO Magazine, Oct 2002

As a rule what is out of

As a rule, what is out of sight disturbs men’s minds more seriously than what they see.  ~Julius Caesar

Worry doubt fear and despair are the

Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die.  ~Attributed to Douglas MacArthurDCMOO

When one has too great a dread

When one has too great a dread of what is impending, one feels some relief when the trouble has come.  ~Joseph JoubertCUL

When i really worry about something dont

When I really worry about something, I don’t just fool around.  I even have to go to the bathroom when I worry about something.  Only, I don’t go.  I’m too worried to go.  I don’t want to interrupt my worrying to go.  ~J.D. Salinger, Catcher in the Rye

Any concern too small to be turned

[A]ny concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.  ~Corrie Ten Boom, Clippings from My Notebook

If i had my life to live

If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I’d have fewer imaginary ones.  ~Don Herold

Rule number one is dont sweat the

Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff.  Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.  ~Robert EliotRule #1:  Don’t sweat the small stuff.
Rule #2:  It’s all small stuff.
~Dr. Michael Mantell

Some of your hurts you have cured

Some of your hurts you have cured,
And the sharpest you still have survived,
But what torments of grief you endured
From the evil which never arrived.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson