Quotes April 11, 2021

There are eight million Shinto gods
who secretly travel this earth of ours.
These modest beings come to touch us.
They touch us. Then they wander on.
Jorge Luis Borges
I have found the heart and will never leave this house of light.
I’ve always loved the definition for contemplation: “a long, loving look.” And when you take a long, loving look anywhere, you feel more bonded with whatever you’ve looked at.
Naomi Shihab Nye
may my heart always be open to little birds who are the secrets of living
e.e. cummings
If the universe is movement, it will not be in one direction only. We think of our lives as linear but it is the spin of the earth that allows us to observe time.
Jeanette Winterson
I will live for love and the rest will take care of itself.
Marina Keegan
To slow down is to be taken into the soul of things.
Terry Tempest Williams
Once the mind has seen through all fear and all hope, it finds peace within itself, in a state of awareness beyond thought.
Alan Watts
At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
Albert Schweitzer
Before I can tell my life what I want to do with it, I must listen to my life telling me who I am.
Parker Palmer
Perhaps the most important thing we bring to another person is the silence in us, not the sort of silence that is filled with unspoken criticism or hard withdrawal. The sort of silence that is a place of refuge, of rest, of acceptance of someone as they are. We are all hungry for this other silence.
Rachel Naomi Remen