So much from God
That I can no longer
A Christian, a Hindu, a Muslim,
a Buddhist, a Jew.
The Truth has shared so much of Itself
That I can no longer call myself
A man, a woman, an angel,
Or even a pure
Befriended Hafiz so completely
It has turned to ash
Of every concept and image
my mind has ever known.
From: ‘The Gift’
Translated by Daniel Ladinsky
I really enjoyed this talk from Tara Brach‘s meditation series featuring Tsoknyi Rinpoche; perhaps you will as well…
In case you are wondering, I am not a Buddhist — I am a recovering Catholic if you must know! It’s just that lately, the Uni-verse has been using people who are Buddhist to teach me. Keeping an open mind to the wisdom of their message has helped me to open my heart…
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Lately, I have been finding wisdom and refuge in Kristen Neff’s book Self-compassion [which I highly recommend!]. Here is a recent passage that resonated with me…
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“Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ~Rumi
Full story at: You Have to Know What Kind of Love You Deserve to Attract It | Tiny Buddha.
“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” ~Socrates
via We Are All Creative: Slow Down to Connect with Yourself | Tiny Buddha.