Quotes September 28, 2020

Courtesy of DailyGood.org

Spiritual tradition is comfortable with paradox, whereas many political movements are not. But all truth is paradox. What it is to live in a space of transformative change is to engender greater and greater comfort with paradox.
Rev. angel Kyodo williams
 
 
 
 
Don’t surrender your loneliness so quickly. Let it cut you more deep. Let it ferment and season you as few humans and even divine ingredients can.
Hafiz
 
 
 
 
The human heart is the first home of democracy
Terry Tempest Williams
 
 
 
 
This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Alan Watts
 
 
 
 
We have been given the duty to live in balance and harmony with each other and all living things. So now, we bring our minds together as one as we give greetings and thanks to each other as People.
From the Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving address
 
 
 
 
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Lao Tzu
 
 
 
 
Even if, from the sky, poison befalls all,
I’m still sweetness
wrapped in sweetness
wrapped in sweetness…
Rumi
 
 
 
 
What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.
Mahatma Gandhi
 
 
 
 
I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.
Richard Wright
 
 
 
 
That which secures life from exhaustion lies in the unseen world, deep at the roots of things.
Rudolf Steiner
 
 
 
 
Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
Helen Keller