“A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"The true essence of our being is to delight in others." ⁓Lama Shenpen Hookham
“The practice of training the mind is a matter of becoming increasingly sensitive to your actions in thought, word, and deed, to the intentions motivating them, and to the results they yield. If you see anything unskillful in your actions, you do your best to abandon it.” ⁓Thanissaro Bhikkhu
“The gold of our true nature can never be tarnished. In the moments of remembering and trusting this basic goodness of our Being, we open to happiness, peace, and freedom.” ⁓Tara Brach
"We hurry through the so-called boring things in order to attend to that which we deem more important, interesting. Perhaps the final freedom will be a recognition that every thing in every moment is 'essential' and that nothing at all is 'important.'" ⁓Helen M. Luke
"My mother taught me to refuse hate. She taught me to refuse blanket judgment, and in this time, and with all of the Internet and social media and algorithms and everything that wants us to think a certain way, the 24-hour news cycle, it is my hope that all of
"There's no greater confusion than the belief that we are separate from everyone else on the planet and from the planet itself." ~ Susan Kaiser Greenland
"Buddhist refuge is a process of turning inward that begins when we discover our own unlimited potential as human beings." ⁓Lama Yeshe
“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~ Pablo Picasso
"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." ~ Marcel Proust