Archive for the 'Thoughts for the Day' Category

Nov 22 2013

anew

Balance must be discovered
anew
each day.

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Nov 20 2013

forgiveness & freedom

The path of forgiveness
is the path of freedom.

Forgiveness is a rebellion
against the ego’s self-importance.

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Nov 18 2013

trysting place

Approach the trysting place
naked.

If you come any other way,
what’s the point?

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Nov 15 2013

don’t externalize

Don’t externalize your power.
Don’t externalize your delight.
Don’t externalize your purpose.

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Nov 11 2013

moment of recognition

A miracle isn’t an event or an experience.
It is a moment of recognition:
We glimpse the wider reality,
and what we witness washes us away.

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Nov 08 2013

Absolutism

Absolutism is not an expression of faith,
it is a symptom of a lack of faith.

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Nov 06 2013

both ways

Blessings work
both ways.

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Nov 04 2013

real praise

Stillness is
the real praise, and prayer, and presence.

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Oct 21 2013

humble enough

We must be open-minded, open-hearted,
curious, courageous, quiet, poised…
and humble enough to not notice
our own sweet melting.

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Oct 18 2013

grabbed

Call out to be grabbed whole.

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Oct 16 2013

sum total

The little self is simply
the sum total of all the stories
we tell ourselves.

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Oct 11 2013

by right

When you pray,
don’t ask for enlightenment or wisdom or divine love.
Claim them!
They are yours by right!

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Oct 09 2013

Unleash the imagination

We are always doing the best we can imagine.
The problem is that we aren’t always doing
the best we CAN.

Unleash the imagination!

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Oct 04 2013

to reach exhaustion

Every effort, in the end, is to reach exhaustion,

until we are finally too tired
to continue telling ourselves stories about our lives.

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Sep 30 2013

religion that does not

Religion that does not inspire
outward compassion and inward awakening
is not religion.

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Sep 27 2013

contentment

It is impossible to settle
into the present
without first cultivating
contentment.

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Sep 25 2013

distracted

It takes immense effort
to remain distracted.
Your natural state is bliss.
Stop working so hard to forget this!

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