Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Via Daily Dharma: Transformational Potential

The same power that moves the universe exists within our lives. Each individual has immense potential, and a great change in the inner dimension of one individual’s life has the power to touch others’ lives and transform society.

—Daisaku Ikeda, “On Hardship & Hope

Via Daily Dharma: Out with the Old, In with the New

Hope is a great tool when it comes to forming new habits and letting go of older, obsolete habits. Hope opens the door to possibility and allows us to envision change, particularly change that we desire.

—Andrew Mellen, “UnStuff Your Life

Via Ram Dass / Words of Wisdom - December 30, 2018 šŸŒŸ

The predicament with loving is the power of the addiction of the practice of loving somebody; of getting so caught in the relationship that you can't ever arrive at the essence of dwelling in love.

When you say "I'm in love with you," what you're really saying is that you are the key stimulus that is opening me to the place in myself where I am love, which I can't get to except through you. Can you hear that one?

- Ram Dass -

Via Daily Dharma: Relax into Understanding

Be quiet, be still. Let the mind rest. Discover who you really are.

—Nina Wise, “Sudden Awakening

Via Daily Dharma: What We Really Are

Practice is about seeing, hearing, being aware of, and clearly knowing [that] our true nature is the emptiness of all things.

—Dharma Master Hsin Tao, “Listening to Silence