The Beacon in the Sky

Insights for Balanced Lifestyles
  • The Meditations – Marcus Aurelius

    “Mark how fleeting and paltry is the estate of man – yesterday in embryo, tomorrow a mummy or ashes. So for the hairsbreadth of time assigned to thee, live rationally, and part with life cheerfully, as drops the ripe olive, extolling the season that bore it and the tree that matured it.” – Marcus Aurelius […]

  • Light and Shadow

    All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow. – Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

  • Life

    If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present. – Lao Tzu

  • Joy and Sorrow

    The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. – Khalil Gibran

  • Compassion

    A bit of fragrance Always clings to the hand That gives you the flower – Chinese proverb

  • Hourglass

    The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. – Jean Paul


Confucius – Analects

The Beacon in the Sky


The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

– Confucius

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The Sunset

The Beacon in the Sky

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Life doesn’t have a ‘reset,’ but life does have a ‘sunset.’

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