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Shinzen Young, Three Stages Of Perceiving Impermanence
Impermanence is just appreciating the normal changing-ness of each experience at deeper levels of poignancy. One way to think about this is in terms of three aspects of impermanence: the trivial, the...
Charles Eisenstein, The New And Ancient Story Of Interbeing
Why does the sun shine? A random result of coalescing gases igniting nuclear fusion? Or is it in order to give its light and warmth to Life? Why does the rain fall? Is it the senseless product of bli...
Alan Briskin, Preparing For The Extraordinary: An Essential Practice
Preparing for the extraordinary is one of the [...] essential practices of collective wisdom.  It requires clear intention and mindful preparation for achieving a greater felt sense of connectio...
Rumi, The Root Of The Root Of Your Self
Don’t go away, come near. Don’t be faithless, be faithful. Find the antidote in the venom. Come to the root of the root of yourself. Molded of clay, ye...
Robin Wall Kimmerer, Uniform Corn-Rows In High-Tech Isolation
I live in the lush green farm country of upstate New York, in a town that likely has more cows than people. Most everyone I know grows something: apples, hops, grapes, potatoes, berries, and lots of ...
Michel de Salzmann, Attention Is Inseparable From Interrogation
Our attention is much more than we generally think. It is much more than a simple mental or cerebral mechanism. It concerns our whole being. If its potentialities are far from being fully actualized ...
Tom Maxwell, No Rush, No Dawdle: The Secret Of Proper Timing
The present is truly the only place we exist. What we call the past is a construct of memory, the recollection of which constitutes a present experience. According to author Alan Watts, the futu...
Barbara Frederickson, Love Is Not An Emotion
Love, defined as micro moments of positivity resonance, may thus be the most generative and consequential of all positive emotions. By virtue of being a single state, distributed across and reverbera...
Gary Zukav, Intentions And Effects
Have you ever wondered why things happen the way they do in your life? Have you ever considered that the creation of your experiences, like the creation of everything else, is governed by the law of ...
Ken Wilber, You Must Shout From The Heart
The alarming fact is that any realization of depth carries a terrible burden: Those who are allowed to see are simultaneously saddled with the obligation to communicate that vision in no uncertain te...
Aaron Zehah, ​Perspective
A poor man lived with his wife and six children in a very small one-room house. They were always getting in each other's way and there was so little space they could hardly breathe!Finally the ma...
Alan Watts, The World Mirrors The Soul And The Soul Mirrors The World
If you sit still for a while, completely relaxed, and let your thoughts run on, let your mind think of whatever it likes, without interfering, without making suggestions and without raising any kind ...
Mark Nepo, The Work Of Love Is To Love
My own time on earth has led me to believe in two powerful instruments that turn experience into love: holding and listening. For every time I have held or been held, every time I have listened or be...
Adyashanti, The Question Of Being
Above the entrance to the Oracle of Delphi were written the words, “Know yourself.” Jesus came along and added a sense of urgency and consequence to the ancient idea when he said, “...
Paul Fleischman, Sense Of Self Is An Essential Skill Of Mind
Many articles in the Western press have confused the Buddha’s idea of “anatta,” the absence of an eternal soul, with the idea that meditation should rid you of your ordinary sense o...
J. Krishnamurti, Bedrock On Which We All Stand
Do you realize, sir, that you are the world and the world is you? The world is not separate from you and me. There is a common thread of relationship weaving us all together. Deep down we are all tot...
Timber Hawkeye, Fueled By Love
When a parent sees their child is about to be attacked by someone, it doesn't matter how peaceful and calm they normally are, most parents would still resort to violence (or much w...
Parker Palmer, The Practice Of Soft Eyes
In a sacred landscape, with its complexities and convolutions, surprise is a constant companion: it lies just around the bend or hidden in the next valley, and though it sometimes startles us, it oft...
Jack Kornfield, Stopping The War
The purpose of a spiritual discipline is to give us a way to stop the war, not by our force of will, but organically, through understanding and gradual training. Ongoing spiritual practice can h...
Pavithra Mehta, Live Like The Roar In A Lion's Throat
Do you live in your days like a forgotten ticket stub in someone's jacket? As if the show were behind you? As if you went out one evening to watch your life, and decided halfway through that it w...
Ursula LeGuin, Communication As Mutual Entrainment
Every act of communication is an act of tremendous courage in which we give ourselves over to two parallel possibilities: the possibility of planting into another mind a seed sprouted in ours and wat...
Anthony de Mello, We Want Relief. Cure Is Painful
Spirituality means waking up. Most people, even though they don’t know it, are asleep. They’re born asleep, they live asleep, they marry in their sleep, they breed children in their sleep...
Edited by Frances Vaughan and Roger Walsh, Perception Is A Mirror
You respond to what you perceive, and as you perceive so shall you behave.  Every response you make to everything you perceive is up to you, because your mind...
Nazeer Ahmed, Where's Your Umbrella?
The rains failed again that year. It was the third year in succession when there was no rain. The crops had disappeared and the land was a brown swath of dusty rubble. Trees had lost their leaves yea...
Vinoba Bhave, Action Without Desire Of Outcomes
To protect self-interest individuals exploit others, nations go to war, and businesses undercut each other, because people in those situations see a conflict between self-interest and the interest of...
Joseph Goldstein, Don't Side With Yourself
Through mindfulness, our hearts become spacious enough to hold the painful emotions, to feel the suffering of them, and to let them go. But it takes practice—and perhaps several different pract...
Jeff Foster, Somehow I'm Always Held
In my short time on this planet, I have known great sorrow, plunged into the depths of oceanic despair, been thrown so deeply into my loneliness that I thought I would never return. I ...
Marty Krasney, Three Types Of Leadership
There are three ways that human beings can accomplish anything together and each of them has its own type of leader. Very simply, the three domains of shared human endeavor can be characterized as Fo...
Pablo Neruda, Keeping Quiet
Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still for once on the face of the earth, let’s not speak in any language; let’s stop for a second, and ...
Brene Brown, Exhausting Quest For Perfection
The quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting, but as hard as we try, we can't turn off the tapes that fill our heads with messages like "Never good enough" and "What will...
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