Sunday, August 25, 2019

Via Ram Dass / Words of Wisdom - August 25, 2019 šŸ’Œ

Most means of gaining livelihood do not, in and of themselves, increase the illusion of separateness. However, the beings who do the work do it, because of their own level of involvement, in such a way as to increase the illusion.
When you are involved in such vocations, then it is your work on yourself which makes the particular vocation a vehicle for bringing man out of illusion and into yoga. 

- Ram Dass -

Via Fans of John Shelby Spong / FB:

My Christian life is thus a journey for which there is no literal roadmap. I am convinced that if I walk this journey deeply enough and faithfully enough, I will be led beyond all religious forms – beyond scripture, creeds, doctrine and dogma and into the wordless wonder of the true meaning of worship. The Christian Church exists, I believe, to point all of us beyond the boundaries of our own humanity. It is a pity that institutional religion in all its forms does not understand its own message!

~ ~ ~Bishop John Shelby Spong

Via Daily Dharma: Finding the Sacred in Simplicity

Our lives, just as they are, plain and simple, are filled with miracles. Nothing special, nothing holy; or rather, everything special, everything holy.

—Taylor Plimpton, “Expressing the Inexpressible