Thought for Today

Unplug

Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. ~Anne Lamott (1954 to pres., American novelist, non-fiction writer, progressive political activist, public speaker, and writing teacher)

Let Go

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. ~Lao Tzu (circa 6th century BCE, Chinese Philosopher)

Loving Oneness

Each of us is that very jewel that’s a boundless, loving oneness. We don’t need to be some sort of special person to find it. ~Henry Shukman (1962 to pres., English Poet)

Spiritual Journey

The spiritual journey begins with a pause, a centering-in-God pause, and over time becomes a constant and ceaseless prayer, an honoring of and a connection with the Divine in you that awakens your essential self.  ~Caroline Oakes (Writer and spiritual teacher)

Compassion

Nothing in your mind is beyond the reach of your compassion. We  just have to work at letting it in. ~Deborah Lee (Executive Director of Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity)

Why?

If not for reverence, if not for wonder, if not for love, why have we come here? ~Raffi (1948 to pres., Armenian-Canadian singer-lyricist and author)

Cry of the Soul

At some time in life, each wonders, “Why are we here?” Whenever we lose a loved one, our desire intensifies to know whether there is something beyond this world and to where did our loved one go. Whenever there is a crisis or disaster we ponder what will happen to us after this life ends. … Continue reading Cry of the Soul

Sun Love

Even after all this timeThe sun never says to the earth,“You owe Me.”Look what happens withA love like that,It lights the Whole Sky. ~Hafiz (1315-1390, Sufi Mystic and Poet)

Pain Relief

To know someone’s pain is to share in it. And to share in it is to relieve some of it. ~Nnedi Okorafor (1974 to pres., Science fiction and fantasy writer)

Opening the Heart

There’s nothing that can happen to you that cannot be a source of opening the heart. ~Pema Chödrön (1936 to pres., Buddhist Teacher)

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