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The confidence of inner calm

The confidence of inner calm

“Because the development of inner calm and energy happens completely within and isn’t dependent on another person or a particular situation, we begin to feel a resourcefulness and independence that is quite beautiful—and a huge relief.” — Sharon Salzberg, from her...
Dare to consider you can be free

Dare to consider you can be free

“In this moment, there is always freedom and there is always peace. This moment in which you experience stillness is every moment. Don’t let the mind seduce you into the past or the future. Stay in the moment, and dare to consider you can be free now.”― Adyashanti...
When washing, just wash

When washing, just wash

“If while washing dishes, we think only of the cup of tea that awaits us, thus hurrying to get the dishes out of the way as if they were a nuisance, then we are not “washing the dishes to wash the dishes.” What’s more, we are not alive during the...
Teachers come in many forms

Teachers come in many forms

“In India, I was living in a little hut, about six feet by seven feet. It had a canvas flap instead of a door. I was sitting on my bed meditating, and a cat wandered in and plopped down on my lap. I took the cat and tossed it out the door. Ten seconds later it was...
A quiet mind is all you need

A quiet mind is all you need

“A quiet mind is all you need. In the light of calm and steady self-awareness, inner energies wake up and work miracles without any effort on your part.”― Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj...
Onward leading

Onward leading

“We each need to find what is onward leading, rather than what is simply habitual or agreeable.” ― Joseph Goldstein, from his book One Dharma Where are you heading? Are you navigating toward clarity of heart and mind? Are your thoughts, speech and action in alignment...