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The Upanishads

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The self is made of consciousness and mind. It is made of life and vision. It is made of the earth and the waters. It is made of air and space. It is made of light and darkness. It is made of desire and peace. It is made of anger and love. It is made of virtue and vice. It… Read more »

Thomas Merton

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When we live superficially, when we are always outside ourselves, never quite “with” ourselves, always divided and pulled in many directions, we find ourselves doing many things that we do not really want to do, saying things we do not really mean, needing things we do not really need, exhausting ourselves for what we secretly realize to be worthless and… Read more »

Mary Oliver

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When I walk out into the world, I take no thoughts with me. That’s not easy, but you can learn to do it. An empty mind is hungry so that you can look at everything longer and closer. Don’t hum! When you listen with empty ears, you hear more. And this is the core of the secret: Attention is the… Read more »

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Something to think about. “Are you clear in your mind in regard to the following: That an idea or belief is not necessarily true or false because your parents, your friends, or you or your children have believed it. That an idea is not necessarily false because you would hate to believe it, or because you would like to believe… Read more »

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There is this path we all think about walking down towards our future. There is this path that we already walked on. That’s all I can think about, this path, this road that is one perfect straight line even if it goes around the world through heat and fog and rain and snow and it’s my life. I keep thinking…. Read more »

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live with intention walk to the edge listen hard practice wellness play with abandon laugh choose with no regret continue to learn appreciate your friends do what you love live as if this is all there is – Mary Anne Radmacher

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When you can forgive both another and yourself you move from the law of karma (action and reaction) into the law of grace (resolution) – that effulgent state that transmutes and heals. – W Brugh Joy

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To learn to respect and reverence for the process is what counts, we each take our own roads, but it is what one discovers along that road that’s important, and how one is changed by those discoveries. – Judith Guest

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Sooner or later a choice will have to be made: to continue on a willful path in which one tries to secure autonomy and self-determination, or to embark on a spiritual path in which one seeks ever-greater willingness to become part of the fundamental processes of life in self-surrender. – Gerald May

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Daily silence experienced in humility and fervor as an indispensable exercise in spiritual nourishment gradually creates within is a permanent state of stillness. The soul discovers in such silence. The soul discovers in such a silence unsuspected possibilities. It realizes that life can be lived at different levels. – Pierre Laconte