Change

We meet our edge in the strangest places... we’re willing to jump off a bridge upside down, but we throw a tantrum when we can’t get a good cup of coffee.
As long as you are run by the egoic mind, you are part of the collective insanity... You don’t need to condemn. Just observe.
Zen masters use the word satori to describe a flash of insight, a moment of no-mind and total presence.
In every moment, you have a choice. To either honor the part of you that craves something more. Or to continue squeezing into a role that doesn’t fill your cup.
When you choose to live from a place of love, you are free to be yourself, to connect with your desires, and to take action from a place of empowerment. When you choose to live from a place of fear, you are always trying to fit in, denying who you really are in order to satisfy the expectations of others. The latter not only deprives you of [continue reading...]
A belief may be comforting. Only through your own experience, however, does it become liberating.
If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers.
I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; But whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.
There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Whatever life takes away from you, let it go.
If someone is not treating you with love and respect, it is a gift if they walk away from you. If that person doesn't walk away, you will surely endure many years of suffering with him or her. Walking away may hurt for a while, but your heart will eventually heal. Then you can choose what you really want. You will find that you don't need to trust [continue reading...]
Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive - the risk to be alive and express what we really are.