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Wednesday of Hope – What Stands Against Us?

Not one single atom opposes us. – Hongzhi Zhengue

Every Morning New

Every morning is like a new reincarnation into this world. Let us take it then for what it is and live each moment anew. – Paul Brunton

Wednesday of Hope – Look for the Light

There is light in the darkness. You just have to find it. – bell hooks

An Ocean in a Drop of Water

Mountains and oceans have whole worlds of innumerable wondrous features. We should understand that it is not only our distant surroundings that are like this, but even what is right here, even a single drop of water. – Eihei Dogen

Sensing the Rareness of Life

The more you sense the rareness and value of your own life, the more you realize that how you use it, how you manifest it, is all your responsibility. We face such a big task, so naturally we sit down for a while. –… Continue Reading “Sensing the Rareness of Life”

True Miracles

The true miracle isn’t walking on water or walking in air. Simply walking on this earth. – Thích Nhất Hạnh

Wednesday of Hope – Possibilities for Change

If you assume that there is no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, that there are opportunities to change things, then there is a possibility that you can contribute to making… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Possibilities for Change”

Wednesday of Hope – Only Hope Makes Sense

The most unrealistic person in the world is the cynic, not the dreamer. Hope only makes sense when it doesn’t make sense to be hopeful. -Paul Hawken

In Harmony with Earth

First thing in the morning, before you meet or greet anyone, remember to greet all of nature, all visible and invisible creatures. Say to them: “I am grateful for your work, I love you and want to be in harmony with you!” At this… Continue Reading “In Harmony with Earth”

Listening to the Quiet

In the stillness of the quiet, if we listen, we can hear the whisper of the heart giving strength to weakness, courage to fear, hope to despair. – Howard Thurman