Monday, August 22, 2011

The aim of life

“The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.”

– Henry Miller

If you do not

If you do not tell the truth about yourself
you cannot tell it about other people.

~ Virginia Woolf

Our deepest wishes

Our deepest wishes are whispers of our authentic selves.
We must learn to respect them.
We must learn to listen.

~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

The purpose of life

"The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience…"

– Eleanor Roosevelt

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Yet mystery

"Yet mystery and imagination arise from the same source. This source is called Darkness... Darkness within darkness, the gateway to all understanding."

~Lao Tzu

If you knew

"If you knew that hope and despair were paths to the same destination, which would you choose?"

~ Robert Brault

There is one

There is one Holy Book, the sacred manuscript of nature, which truly enlightens all readers.

~Hazrat Inayat Khan

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

When you

When you do things from your soul,
you feel a river moving in you,
a joy.

— Rumi

Sunday, August 14, 2011

I do not fear death

"I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it."

~ Mark Twain

A man

"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."

~ Mark Twain

Saturday, August 13, 2011

The way of love

"The way of love is not a subtle argument. The door there is devastation. Birds make great sky-circles of their freedom. How do they learn it? They fall, and falling, they're given wings."

- Rumi

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Sit right there

"Sit right there -
don't do a thing, just rest.
For your seperation from God,
from Love
is the hardest work in this world."

~ Hafiz


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