Why is this happening?
— Tillley in Tin Men
Don’t check your feeling; don’t check your mind; don’t check anything — only help people.
— Seung Sahn in Only Don’t Know
Silence is God’s first language; everything else is a poor translation. In order to hear that language, we must learn to be still and rest in God.
— Thomas Keating in Invitation to Love
Generosity is the classic expression of the accomplished spirit, when the self is open and unguarded and can freely share with others.
— Lewis Richmond in Work as Spiritual Practice
Eastern Orthodox Wisdom
A still more important dimension of peacemaking is prayer — prayer for enemies, adversaries, opponents, or whomsoever we fear, find difficult, or wish would vanish from our lives.
— Jim Forest in The Ladder of the Beatitudes
There’s many a good tune played on an old fiddle.
— English Proverb
May holiness move in us
so we pay attention to its small voice
and honor its light in each other.
— Dawna Markova in Prayers for Healing
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