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Feb 03 2016

mystic’s awareness

The mystic’s awareness
does not sift reality,
it bathes in it.

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Jan 27 2016

map

Sacred texts:

A map doesn’t mean anything
if you don’t make the journey.

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Jan 22 2016

even our tragedies

The Divine Mother loves so fully
that She fills even our tragedies
with blessings.

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Jan 20 2016

stories

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

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Jan 15 2016

struggle

It is the struggle to attain spiritual awakening
that makes us strong enough to actually receive it.

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Jan 12 2016

moments

The slow realization
of a lifetime lived with attention:
the satisfaction of simple moments.

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Dec 17 2015

miracle

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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Dec 16 2015

recognize enlightenment

You don’t acquire enlightenment;
you recognize it.

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Dec 08 2015

pure honesty

Pure, compassionate,
and devastating honesty
with yourself
is the only way.

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Dec 04 2015

meaningful

Words aren’t inherently meaningful;
they are the ornaments
that accompany the flow of awareness.

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Dec 02 2015

faith is technique

Faith is not belief;
it is technique.

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Nov 25 2015

expediency

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

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Nov 15 2015

Belief is not knowledge.

Belief is not knowledge.

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Nov 11 2015

the greatest teacher

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

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Nov 06 2015

mountaineers

Real mountaineers love the mountain
more than the map.

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Nov 04 2015

not your suffering

Even your suffering
is not your suffering.
It all belongs to the one
who lives through you.

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Oct 30 2015

to find perfection

To find its perfection
the soul must reveal
its imperfections.

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