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Posted: April 11, 2013 in Quotes
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Out of perfection nothing can be made. Every process involves breaking something up. The earth must be broken to bring forth life. If the seed does not die there is no plant.

– Joseph Campbell

Posted: April 11, 2013 in Quotes
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Nothing whatsoever should be clung to.

– The Buddha

Someone approached the Buddha and asked him whether he could summarize his teachings in one phrase and, if he could, what it would be. The Buddha replied that he could. The Buddha then emphasized his point by saying that whoever had heard this core-phrase had heard all the Teachings, whoever put it into practice had practiced all the Teachings, and whoever had received the fruits of practicing this point had received all of the fruits of the Buddhist Teachings.

Posted: April 4, 2013 in Quotes

Remove the blinders that have distorted your perception. Realize that what you feel determines what you see. Perception rides on the currents of the heart like a canoe rides upon waters. When your heart experiences fear in any of its turbulent forms, understanding becomes jumbled, confused, you perceive through waves of illusion. When you abide in love, you understand, you share the vision, the very perception of God.

– Ken Carey, Return of the Bird Tribes

Posted: April 4, 2013 in Quotes

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

― Anaïs Nin