Our Essential Nature …

It is not so much that what we are at the deepest level wants to wake up, to be aware, to love, to create peace and truth and beauty, but that our essential nature is wakefulness, awareness, love, peace, truth and beauty. To hear the call we only need to listen. But sometimes we can listen only when our illusions of control and safety have been shattered.
— Oriah Mountain Dreamer from The Call: Discovering Why You Are Here

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