Archive for the 'Thoughts for the Day' Category

Jan 19 2018

tapped bell

Some days it’s best
to do nothing
but ring like a tapped bell.

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Jan 15 2018

action is ritual

Every noble action is ritual —
an attempt to awaken wholeness and holiness
within
by enacting it externally.

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Jan 12 2018

All of mysticism

All of mysticism comes down to this:

to recognize
what is already
and always here.

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Jan 10 2018

behind the breastbone

The holiest place
we can discover

is immediately behind the breastbone.

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Jan 05 2018

wild places

Protect the wild places in yourself.

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Dec 08 2017

fuel

Let every experience
be fuel for the fire
of love.

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Dec 01 2017

this moment is enough

Relax
until you find yourself saying —

this moment is enough.

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Nov 22 2017

Action

Action proceeds from stillness.

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Nov 17 2017

Each kind act

Each kind act
and simple insight
is a victory.

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Nov 15 2017

Balance

Balance must be discovered
anew
each day.

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Nov 10 2017

Allow yourself to notice

Allow yourself to notice
what you are feeling.
Then — notice yourself feeling.
Then — notice yourself.

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Nov 08 2017

What is right here?

Continuously ask: What is right here?
What is this sensation? This emotion?
This thought? This experience?
Then ask: Who is experiencing it?

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Oct 23 2017

Simple contentment

Simple contentment
unlocks so many doors
along the way.

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Oct 18 2017

Don’t strain

Don’t strain toward enlightenment.
Relax into it.

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Oct 13 2017

Where bliss begins

Where bliss begins

everything else ends.

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Oct 11 2017

make a fool of yourself

If you don’t occasionally
make a fool of yourself,
you’re not fully alive.

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Oct 06 2017

retrain

We need to retrain our eyes to see
the spaces between and the secrets behind.

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