Interreligious, Quotes

Blessing For The Brokenhearted …

God breaks the heart again and again and again until it stays open. — Hazrat Inayat Khan   When love beckons to you follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you. And when he speaks… Continue reading Blessing For The Brokenhearted …

Quotes

Everything Has Its Wonders, Even Darkness And Silence …

You do not have to sit outside in the dark. If, however, you want to look at the stars, you will find that darkness is necessary. But the stars neither require nor demand it. ― Annie Dillard from Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and… Continue reading Everything Has Its Wonders, Even Darkness And Silence …

Prayers, Quotes

Keep The Lamp Burning …

To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it. — Mother Teresa of Calcutta‎‎ You can make a lot of speeches, but the real thing is when you dig a hole, plant a tree,give it water,and make it survive. That's what makes the difference. — Wangari Maathai The ordinary acts we practice every… Continue reading Keep The Lamp Burning …

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Forgiveness Releases Us from the Power of Fear …

Anger, blame, conflict, and resentment arise from our fear. When we are afraid, our body tightens, our heart is constricted, our mind is possessed. We cannot live wisely. Forgiveness releases us from the power of fear. It allows us to see with kindly eyes and rest in a wise heart. Live in joy, in love,… Continue reading Forgiveness Releases Us from the Power of Fear …