mindfulness


Random quote of the day:

“Zen pretty much comes down to three things—everything changes; everything is connected; pay attention.”

—Jane Hirshfield, interview, Fooling With Words by Bill Moyers

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Random quote of the day:

“It turns out that being present is a courageous act. It involves discerning what we cannot change and changing what we can. We cannot change other people or the forces that act on us—we cannot change the relentless force of change. But we can change the quality of our presence here and now. We can turn away from the old thoughts, pull ourselves out of the deep groove of habit, and be here now.”

—Tracy Cochran, “Life Preserver,” tracycochran.org, April 30, 2014

 

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Random quote of the day:

“Do one thing after another as lucidly as possible: smell the bread, smell the schnapps, fold the paper—therein lies salvation.”

—Peter Handke, The Weight of the World

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Random quote of the day:

“Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are….Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow.”

—Mary Jean Irion, “Let Me Hold You While I May”

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Random quote of the day:

“I must write it all out, at any cost. Writing is thinking. It is more than living, for it is being conscious of living.”

—Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Locked Rooms and Open Doors

 

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Random quote of the day:

“The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth in the present moment, to appreciate the peace and beauty that are available now.”

—Thich Nhat Hanh, Touching Peace

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Random quote of the day:

“To think in terms of either pessimism or optimism oversimplifies the truth. The problem is to see reality as it is. A pessimistic attitude can never create the calm and serene smile which blossoms on the lips of Bodhisattvas and all those who obtain the way.”

—Thich Nhat Hanh, The Miracle of Mindfulness

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Random quote of the day: 

“When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken, you reign over it.”

—Arabian proverb

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Random quote of the day:

“We all have different desires and needs, but if we don’t discover what we want from ourselves and what we stand for, we will live passively and unfulfilled. Sooner or later, we are all asked to compromise ourselves and the things we care about. We define ourselves by our actions. With each decision, we tell ourselves and the world who we are. Think about what you want out of this life, and recognize that there are many kinds of success.

—Bill Watterson, “Some Thoughts On the Real World By One Who Glimpsed It and Fled,” Kenyon College Commencement, May 20, 1990

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Random quote of the day:

 

“The future is made of the same stuff as the present.”

—Simone Weil, “Some Thoughts on the Love of God”

 

 

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