Quotes

The Still Point …

Archimedes used to say, 'If I can find a silent still point in the universe, I can revolutionize the whole world.' But he never found it because he was always looking outside. And that silent still point is within you; it has never moved. The earth moves, the sun moves, the stars move, now everything… Continue reading The Still Point …

Prayers

Disturb Us O Lord – A Prayer by Desmond Tutu …

Disturb us, O Lord when we are too well-pleased with ourselves when our dreams have come true because we dreamed too little, because we sailed too close to the shore. Disturb us, O Lord when with the abundance of things we possess, we have lost our thirst for the water of life when, having fallen… Continue reading Disturb Us O Lord – A Prayer by Desmond Tutu …

Quotes

The Joy Of Quiet …

An excerpt of an op-ed written by essayist and novelist Pico Iyer from the January 1, 2012 issue of the New York Times: The urgency of slowing down — to find the time and space to think — is nothing new, of course, and wiser souls have always reminded us that the more attention we pay to the… Continue reading The Joy Of Quiet …