Archive for the 'Thoughts for the Day' Category

Aug 23 2017

Even our masks

Even our masks reveal us.

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Aug 16 2017

we learn to see

Through watching,
we learn to see.

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Aug 09 2017


Never accept the logic of expediency
over compassion.
We need a world that’s less efficient
and more humane.

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Aug 04 2017

in nature

Commune with nature.

But don’t go out and do something in nature.
Go out and let nature do something in you!

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Jul 28 2017

real magic

Remember, real magic
is hidden,
hidden in the quiet moments.

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Jul 26 2017

not religion

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

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Jul 21 2017

We can choose

We can choose
the world we live in
and the way
we live in the world.

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Jul 14 2017

contact is worship

Every person: God.
Every animal, every plant: God.
Everything: God, God!
The slightest contact is worship.

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Jul 12 2017

Confusion to certainty

Confusion to certainty.
Certainty to disillusionment.
Disillusionment to understanding.

But wonder wipes the slate clean!

One response so far

Jun 23 2017

fence in

Don’t fence in the heart
or hold back the will to help.

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Jun 21 2017


We don’t find gateways.
We ourselves open.

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Jun 16 2017


It is not so much our accomplishments
as our interactions
that resonate in the world.

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Jun 14 2017


People become violently obsessed
with rules and traditions and texts
only when they have lost the sense
of what they really point to.

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Jun 09 2017

broken heart

A broken heart is a healing thing.
It makes us whole,
it connects us,
it reveals the larger sense of who we are,
and it highlights the beauty of our love in the world.

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Jun 07 2017

altar of time

Every thing, every experience
is offered up
on the altar of time.

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Jun 02 2017


Absolutes are for fundamentalists
and those weary of the journey.

The rest of us navigate that hidden line
where opposites meet.

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May 26 2017

greatest teacher

The greatest teacher
is what is
immediately in front of you.

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