Doing from the Soul

Doing from the Soul

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” “Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth.” “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” “The universe and the light of the stars come through...

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The Point Is…

The Point Is…

The point here is to take life in all its rich variety just as it is, with its ten thousand opposites, and to go along with whatever circumstances require, embracing things after their own inclination or according to chance, letting things be rather than getting in their way, and thus allowing each and every thing, each and every appearance, to pursue a meaning and purpose distinct from my...

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I thought to myself…

I thought to myself…

 I thought to myself: Whats to be has happened; likely my journey nears its end. There seems to be no road ahead, no more work for me. Today, it seems, my provisions for the journey have run out. As my life has become worn out I’ll have to go behind that silent screen in my torn and dirty garb. But today what do I clearly see? The same unending game- the same undercurrent of...

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Want three questions to ask at the end of your day??

Want three questions to ask at the end of your day??

Once the philosopher Spinoza was asked how he knew that his day had been complete that he had accomplished something worthwhile. He replied that he asked himself three questions; What made me happy today? Where did I experience comfort and balance today? Who or what inspired me...

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Joy/Sorrow/Joy/Sorrow

Joy/Sorrow/Joy/Sorrow

Then a woman said’ “Speak to us of Joy and Sorrow”. And he answered: Your Joy is your sorrow unmasked. and the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the...

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God speaks to each of us…

God speaks to each of us…

God speaks to each of us as he makes us, Then walks with us silently out of the night. These are the words we dimly hear: “You, sent out beyond your recall, go to the limits of your longing Embody me Flare up like a flame and make shadows I can move in Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror Just keep going. No feeling is final Don’t let yourself lose me.” —...

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