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Many persons use greater care to avoid injuries to the body rather than to shun harm to the soul. Thou art not flesh and hair but a will. If thou keep this beautiful then will you be beautiful. Epictetus (55)

Date added: 09/02/2013

Let them know that you alone,
whose name is the Lord,
are the Most High over all the earth.
Old Testament

Date added: 07/10/2013

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
The courage to change the things I can,
And wisdom to know the difference.
Reinhold Niebuhr (1892)

Date added: 07/10/2013

The Lord is my light and my salvation so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble? Old Testament

Date added: 07/10/2013

Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love. Rainer Maria Rilke (1875)

Date added: 07/10/2013

If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself. If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to give is that of your own self-transformation. Lao Tse (604 B.C.E.)

Date added: 06/27/2013

By waiting and by calm you shall be saved; in quiet and in trust your strength lies. Old Testament

Date added: 06/25/2013

Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose. Carl Jung (1875)

Date added: 06/25/2013

There is one great and universal wish of mankind expressed in all religions, in all art and philosophy, and in all human life: the wish to pass beyond himself as he now is. Beatrice Hinkle (1874)

Date added: 06/25/2013

Give ear to my cry, Eternal Word,
and answer me
for I am in need of You.
Awaken new life in me,
as I yearn to do Your will;
dispel the ignorance of my ways;
as I put my trust in You.
You are the Beloved, be gracious to me,
Heart of my heart,
for with You I would walk all day.
My soul is uplifted as I abandon
myself into Your hands.
Old Testament

Date added: 06/25/2013

He had no feeling that he was in the heart of a crowded universe, between all whose great verities moved countless small and smaller truths. Little notion had he that to learn these after the measure of their importance, was his business, with eternity to do it in! George MacDonald (1824)

Date added: 06/25/2013

The Void is that which stands right in the middle of "this" and "that." The void is all inclusive, having no opposite - there is nothing which it excludes or opposes. It is a living void, because all forms come out of it and whoever realizes the void is filled with life and power and the love of all things. Bruce Lee (1940)

Date added: 06/25/2013

And this, our life exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. William Shakespeare (1564)

Date added: 04/23/2013

Earth is crammed with heaven, and every common bush afire with God. Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806)

Date added: 04/23/2013

Come quickly - as soon as these blossoms open, they fall.

This world exists as a sheen of dew on flowers.
Izumi Shikibu (974)

Date added: 04/13/2013

He raises the afflicted from a dunghill
For he will settle him with the Rulers of the people.
Aramaic Bible

Date added: 04/13/2013

The Cave you fear to enter holds the Treasure you seek. Joseph Campbell (1904)

Date added: 04/13/2013

My Father supports me, protects me, and directs me in all things. His care for me is infinite, and is with me forever. I am eternally blessed as His Son. A Course In Miracles (1975)

Date added: 04/13/2013

How many times have I promised
Yet every time I failed to keep my word.
But disregard this according to Thy Grace.

St. Ephraim (306)

Date added: 04/13/2013

Why wait for Heaven? Those who seek the light are merely covering their eyes. The light is in them now. A Course In Miracles (1975)

Date added: 04/13/2013

In the seen, there is only the seen,
in the heard, there is only the heard,
in the sensed, there is only the sensed,
in the cognized, there is only the cognized.
Thus you should see that
indeed there is no thing here;
this, Bahiya, is how you should train yourself.
Since, Bahiya, there is for you
in the seen, only the seen,
in the heard, only the heard,
in the sensed, only the sensed,
in the cognized, only the cognized,
and you see that there is no thing here,
you will therefore see that
indeed there is no thing there.
As you see that there is no thing there,
you will see that
you are therefore located neither in the world of this,
nor in the world of that,
nor in any place
betwixt the two.
This alone is the end of suffering.
Buddhism (500 B.C.E.)

Date added: 04/13/2013

Hold to the now, the here, through which all future plunges to the past. James Joyce (1882)

Date added: 03/23/2013

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see. Henry David Thoreau (1817)

Date added: 03/23/2013

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Plato (427 B.C.E.)

Date added: 03/23/2013

When you are identified with the mind you cannot be very intelligent because you become identified with an instrument, you become confined by the instrument and its limitations. And you are unlimited--you are consciousness.

Use the mind, but don't become it . . . mind is a beautiful machine. If you can use it, it will serve you; if you cannot use it and it starts using you, it is destructive, it is dangerous. It is bound to take you . . . into some suffering and misery . . . Mind cannot see; it can only go on repeating that which has been fed into it. It is like a computer; first you have to feed it

. . . But you should remain the master so that you can use it; otherwise it starts directing you.
Osho (1931)

Date added: 03/23/2013
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