Earth’s crammed with heaven…
But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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.
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Suffering = Pain x Resistance
Doing good holds the power to transform us on the inside, and then ripple out in ever-expanding circles that positively impact the world at large.
Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.
Everything we love is what we must protect in the final moments while there’s still time. There is still time
There are 84,000 Dharma doors and they are all number one!
It’s when I got to college that I realized that, instead of getting to that stressed state and then using meditation to save myself, I found it was better for my health to use it on a daily basis.
Nearly every book has the same architecture — cover, spine, pages — but you open them onto worlds and gifts far beyond what paper and ink are, and on the inside they are every shape and power.
What we get from each moment depends on the attention we give it, and the quality of our experience reflects the quality of our awareness.
See the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Presence is not an object. It is the openness that beholds it all.
When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.
Community isn’t a particular lifestyle but a universal form of existence. We are community beings by our very nature.
Give the wins away.
No one should ever compromise the dignity of another human being.
Sarah Addison Allen
Instructions for living a life.
Tell about it.