If you do follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.
Take a walk ~ Chögyam Trungpa
Meditation is getting into the natural situation, the organic natural situation of what we are, directly, thoroughly, properly. In order to do this, we cannot just rent a helicopter and fly to the heart of the matter without any inconvenience. We do not have the money to buy such a fantastic machine. So what shall we do? The obvious thing to do is walk, just to walk on our own feet, just walk. We have to get into the countryside of this intimate natural beauty and walk. That is exactly what the first step of meditation is, going into our natural psychological situation without trying to find some fancy touristic vehicle. It is a very pleasant thing, to begin with, to just walk.
from the book “Glimpses of Abhidharma”
In the end it’s all very simple. Either we give ourselves to Silence or we don’t.
—Adyashati (via thecalminside)
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
—Krishnamurti (via thecalminside)
You had no choice. And neither did they.
Instant forgiveness, when you are ready.
Because of what you were going through, how you were feeling at the time, the thoughts that were running through your mind, what you believed then, the lenses through which you were seeing the world, the fear…
This is a repeat post from a while back, but worth the repost. peartreestore
Do whatever it takes - meditate, exercise, pray, read, write, listen to music, whatever you find that works - to ignite your awareness daily. Then you will create and contribute to Life as you have never contributed before.
Neale Donald Walsch