One with the Mountains

“We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us.”

– John Muir

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Giving and Gathering

“The ocean is smart – the waves recede to gather energy for the next one.”

– Carole Starkes

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Finding Silence

“There is a huge silence inside each of us that beckons us into itself, and the recovery of our own silence can begin to teach us the language of heaven.”

– Meister Eckhart

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True Silence

“Being silent for me doesn’t require being in a quiet place, and it doesn’t mean not saying words. It means, “receiving in a balanced, noncombative way what is happening.”

– Sylvia Boorstein

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All Is Sacrament – Let Us Bow

To live, we must daily break the body and shed the blood of creation. When we do it knowingly, lovingly, skillfully, reverently, it is a sacrament. When we do it ignorantly, greedily, destructively, it is a desecration.

– Wendell Berry, The Gift of Good Land

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What Mountains and Rivers Know

“I like geography best, he said, because your mountains and rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.”

– Brian Andreas, StoryPeople

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Basic Goodness

If your view is basic goodness, you see it wherever you go.

– Pema Chodron

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The Field of Meeting

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’ doesn’t make any sense.”

– Rumi

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Living Lightly

“My storehouse having been burnt down, nothing obstructs my view of the bright moon.”

– Masahide, Zen poet

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From Awkwardness to Grace

“Adding wings to caterpillars does not create butterflies, it creates awkward and dysfunctional caterpillars. Butterflies are created through transformation.”

– Stephanie Marshall

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