Opening to things as they are is what it really means to be still, to be quiet,...– Adyashanti, “A constant state of meditation” in Falling Into Grace (via sharanam)
In memory of the extraordinary Zen teacher,...
sharanam: “Life always gives us exactly the teacher we need at every moment. This includes every mosquito, every misfortune, every red light, every traffic jam, every obnoxious supervisor (or employee), every illness, every loss, every moment of joy or depression, every addiction, every piece of garbage, every breath. Every moment is the guru.” —Charlotte Joko Beck
listen to other people. listen to everything they say, and think about it, don’t...– serendipityincorporated:starsrising: THIS. everything. take it in- it’s all truth. (via littlecitywitch)
Although meditation is not thinking, it can be clear awareness of thinking....– Sharon Salzberg (via lazyyogi)
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.– ~ Katharine Hepburn (via lilieszenblog)
I put my hand on him. Touching him was always so important to me. It was...– Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (via creatingaquietmind, taralikesnonsense) (via quote-book)