“A human being is a part of a whole, called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest… a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our […]
“Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results, because there follows immediate peace.” —Bhagavad Gita
“Go with the flow.
Using the “go with the flow” approach to life is great if we keep our eyes open and our thoughts on the events going on around us. How are you going with the flow? Are you simply letting the days pass by or are you watching for the wonder of it all?
“Any path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you.” — Carlos Castaneda
“Stop longing. You poison today’s ease, reaching always for tomorrow.” — Robin Hobb Do you know what day it is? Is it Tuesday? Saturday? Or is it just another day when the sun rose early this morning and will set later this evening? Do you know that keeping track of the days can create stress in […]
“He who cherishes a beautiful vision, a lofty ideal in his heart, will one day realize it.” — James Allen
“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” — Lao Tzu
With our high tech, fast paced, multiple choice world in which we live, having patience and trying to live a simple life often feels like only a dreamers possibility. Here are ways to simplify your life and free up some time for reflection and thought.
“It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.” — George Harrison
“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.” — John Lennon