Sunday, July 28, 2019

Via Daily Dharma: Planting Seeds for the Future

In each moment our experience is determined to a great extent by seeds from the past that are bearing fruit right now. In each moment, too, we can plant a seed intentionally that will create fruit in the future.

—Ben Connelly, “Cleaning Out the Storehouse

Via Ram Dass / Words of Wisdom - July 28, 2019 šŸ’Œ

Sometimes you experience a quality of dying or emptiness about life. It’s scary because you built your whole game up — you saved all your money to buy a Mercedes-Benz. Then you buy a Mercedes-Benz and after about a week it’s just another car. How can it be just another car when you spent years buying a Mercedes-Benz? There's a real horror when meaningful stuff becoming meaningless — and you are awakening.

-Ram Dass -

Via Daily Dharma: What Happens When We Stay Present During Terrible Times?

The hard truth is, terrible things happen in life that we can’t control, and somehow we do bear them. We bear witness to them. When we do so with the fullness of our bodies, minds, and hearts, often a loving action emerges.

—Frank Ostaseski, “Washing My Boy’s Body

Via Daily Dharma: A Fundamental Clarity

Fear is not inherent in what is known as main or basic mind. What is inherent? Clear seeing, spaciousness, pure awareness.

—Pilar Jennings, “Fear