“Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too;
this is why a great and clear mind
loves ardently and sees distinctly what he loves.”
“Soften my heart,
O God of living waters,
that the shower of Scripture
I am about to read
may enrich the soil of my soul.
Rain down your wisdom
in sacred streams
to carry me like an upturned leaf
through the currents of this gray day.
Prayers for a Planetary Pilgrim
“A true friend knows your weaknesses
but shows you your strengths;
feels your fears but fortifies your faith;
sees your anxieties but frees your spirit;
recognizes your disabilities
but emphasizes your possibilities.”
William Arthur Ward
“Live your dreams and you nurture your spirit,
nurture your spirit and you dance your bliss,
dance your bliss and the world becomes a
celebration of authentic loving harmony.”
“Don’t take anything personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
What others say and do is a
projection of their own reality,
their own dream.
When you are immune to the opinions
and actions of others,
you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.”
Don Miguel Ruiz
“Nature will bear the closest inspection.
She invites us to lay our eye level with
her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.”
Henry David Thoreau
“As you continue to send out love,
the energy returns to you in a regenerating spiral…
As love accumulates, it keeps your system in
balance and harmony. Love is the tool,
and more love is the end product.”
“In the cherry blossom’s shade
there’s no such thing as a stranger.”
“You can study God through everything and
everyone in the universe,
because God is not confined in a
Mosque, Synagogue, or Church.
But if you are still in need of knowing
where exactly His abode is,
there is only one place to look for Him:
In the heart of a true lover.”
(the spiritual instructor of Rumi)
“There is a force in the universe,
which, if we permit it, will flow through us
and produce miraculous results.”