Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Via Sri Prem Baba – Awaken Love / Flower of the Day: 05/16/17

“Separation is a dream. It is an aspect of illusion. Be careful not to fall into this trap, or the trap that lies beyond it - of judgment and comparison. These are creations of the mind. When we become silent and meditative, we become aware of the interdependence that exists between all things in life. Everything becomes sacred. When we have a pure mind, purity is all we see, and we see it in everything.”
Sri Prem Baba

Via Daily Dharma / A Buddhist Teaching in a Cup of Tea

In a way, a perfect cup of tea is a miracle of causes and conditions, and when one meets our lips, we should give praise.

—Noa Jones, “A Perfect Cup of Tea

Via Sri Prem Baba – Awaken Love / Flower of the Day: 05/15/17

“Love is the cure for all evil. Only love can cure the ancestral wounds that we carry. Forgiveness, friendship, trust, freedom, gratitude, honesty and respect are some of the diverse dimensions of love that act as miraculous, spiritual remedies. These are the ingredients that make up the elixir of love.”
Sri Prem Baba

Via Daily Dharma / Life Is an Awkward Struggle

I suspect there will never be answers. Instead, there will be only the awkwardness of the struggle—and perhaps the struggle is a sublime kind of grace in itself, which merely disguises itself as awkwardness.

—Rick Bass, “Bonfire