Archive for the 'Thoughts for the Day' Category

Aug 27 2014

hearts and minds

Religion is not to close your mind,
but to open your heart.

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Aug 22 2014


Even our masks reveal us.

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Aug 20 2014

use everything

Use everything:
Joy, fear, success, suffering.
A seeker hasn’t the luxury
to waste life in pursuit
of easy, grand experiences.

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Aug 15 2014


The pathway in life
runs along the seam
between the heart and the world.

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Aug 08 2014

pure ache

All that loss, hurt and hope —
gather them up
into a great pure ache
until the Beloved has no choice but to kiss
your naked heart.

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Aug 06 2014

on course

As long as you have compassion
you can’t be far off course.

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Aug 01 2014

the road

Decide on a goal.
Then make the road
to that goal
your daily habit.

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Jul 30 2014


How can you settle into yourself

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Jul 23 2014

in ourselves and others

The peace we cultivate within ourselves
flows outward.
And in the same way
the suffering we allow in others
creeps into our own lives.

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Jul 16 2014


Remember, you are
supremely complete
in every circumstance.

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Jul 11 2014


There is a perverse sort of blessing
that comes from calamity:

You just might give yourself permission
to surrender.

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Jul 09 2014

sift your life

Sift your life
until it becomes simply
what it is
and you become a thing unnamed

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Jun 30 2014

perfection and stillness

Why strive for the perfect
thought or action?
The perfection you seek
is found in stillness.

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Jun 25 2014


Everything is an opportunity
for awareness.

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Jun 13 2014


The joy is there
awaiting permission.

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Jun 11 2014

fierce eye

See everything
with a fierce eye
and a gentle heart.

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Jun 06 2014

the space between

God inhabits the space between our thoughts.

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