We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
You must be the change you wish to see in the world
The thought system that dominates our world is laced with selfish values, and relinquishing those values is a lot easier said than done. The journey to a pure heart can be highly disorientating. For years we may have worked for money, power and prestige. Now all of a sudden we've learned that those are just the values of a dying world.
Inspiration can come to us at any time and from many sources.
Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter.
We need enlightenment, not just individually but collectively, to save the planet.
There is no birth of consciousness without pain.
If you find your here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have three options: remove yourself from the situation, change it, or accept it totally.