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Apr 17 2015

real you

The real you
is much too big to be your own.

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Apr 15 2015



(that’s it)

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Apr 08 2015

mundane effort

The most mundane effort,
when approached with a sense of service
and a questing heart,
becomes an act of beauty.

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Apr 03 2015


Innocence is not naivete.
Naivete must be carefully removed.
Innocence is your true nature.

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Apr 01 2015

not fully present

What we call the ego
is the individual’s particular way
of not being fully present.

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Mar 27 2015

every corner

In every corner of the world,
the entire mystery of life and death
can be found.

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Mar 25 2015

like a tree

We don’t float to heaven.
Like a tree, we sink roots deep into the rocky soil,
and so, year-by-year, reach higher into the heavens.

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Mar 18 2015

most sacred place

You live in the most sacred place
in the universe:
right here,
right now.

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Mar 13 2015


Each kind act
and simple insight
is a victory.

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Mar 10 2015


Joys, hurts, hopes, history,
hold them
— while practicing contentment.

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Mar 04 2015


It’s the sticky self
that gets stuck.
Strip it down — gently —
in stillness.

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Feb 18 2015


Meditation is not what you do,
it is what you are.

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Feb 13 2015

love alone

Love alone completes the work,
love: personal, immediate, and all-consuming.

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Feb 11 2015

each other

We participate in each other.

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Feb 04 2015


We all yearn to experience
the living moment that continuously passes
and continuously renews itself

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Jan 23 2015

each day

Each day should be approached
with amazement, wonder, gratitude.
After all, what have you done
to earn the inconceivable gift of life?

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Jan 21 2015

work and strength

Don’t resent the work.
It gives you the strength to stand
whole and silent
before the Mystery.

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