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Quotes September 28, 2020

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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

Quotes September 23, 2020

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An empathy wall is an obstacle to deep understanding of another person, one that can make us feel indifferent or even hostile to those who hold different beliefs or whose childhood is rooted in different circumstances
Arlie Hochschild
 
 
 
 
To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves.
Carrie Chapman Catt
 
 
 
 
Your openness is more powerful than the feelings you’re opening to.
John Welwood
 
 
 
 
Truth, crushed to earth, will rise again.
William Cullen Bryant
 
 
 
 
When nothing is sure, everything is possible.
Margaret Drabble
 
 
 
 
More recently there has been a recognition of the importance of craft and design, and a desire to see evidence of the human hand, even in digitally produced things.
Alison McIntyre
 
 
 
 
I very strongly feel I’m here for a reason. And I’m trying to live up to what I believe I’m supposed to be doing.
Jane Goodal
 
 
 
 
Anxiety is an emotion; it’s not a disease. It’s an essential part of your intelligence, and it brings you unique skills that are irreplaceable.
Karla McLaren
 
 
 
 
To anyone out there who’s hurting — it’s not a sign of weakness to ask for help. It’s a sign of strength.
Barack Obama
 
 
 
 
In the vessel of your body, you yourself are the world tree, deep roots in the Earth and a crown of stars. Your essence bridges dimensions.
Elizabeth Eiler
 
 
 
 
If you’re not willing to see more than is visible, you won’t see anything.
Ruth Berhard
 
 
 
 
Redemption is possible, and it is the measure of a civilized society.
Greg Boyle
 
 
 
 
Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing. Making your unknown known is the important thing.
Georgia O’Keefe
 
 
 
 
Facts bring us to knowledge, but stories lead to wisdom.
Rachel Naomi Remen
 
 
 
 
What I see everywhere in the world are ordinary people willing to confront despair, power, and incalculable odds in order to restore some semblance of grace, justice, and beauty to this world.
Paul Hawken