Wednesday, September 29, 2010
"We think that if we just meditate enough or jog enough or eat the perfect food, everything will be perfect. But from the point of view of someone who is awake, that's death. Seeking security or perfection, rejoicing in feeling confirmed and whole, self-contained and comfortable, is some kind of death. It doesn't have any fresh air. There's no room for something to come in and interrupt all that. We are killing the moment by controlling our experience."
Pema Chodron in her book, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Monday, September 27, 2010
Friday, September 24, 2010
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Monday, September 20, 2010
"I believe that the voices of fear, both from without and from within, can only be dispelled by trusting the voice that comes from the heart. If it speaks of love and compassion for others, for the world itself, it just might be the voice of God -- or a reasonable facsimile."
Friday, September 17, 2010
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Monday, September 13, 2010
"So it turns out that the 'blemish' is actually essential to the beauty. The 'deviation' is at the core of the strength. The 'wrong turn' was crucial to getting you back on the path with heart."
Rob Brezsny from Free Will Astrology
Friday, September 10, 2010
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Tarahumara Indian saying from Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
Monday, September 6, 2010
Friday, September 3, 2010
Alan Downs, PhD from his book The Half-Empty Heart: A Supportive Guide to Breaking Free from Chronic Discontent