Learning how to love is the goal and the purpose of spiritual life—not learning...– Lama Surya Das (via yogachocolatelove)
When you plant seeds in the garden, you don’t dig them up every day to see if...– Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron (via om13om)
Would you like to save the world from the degradation and destruction it seems...– Lao Tzu (via thorninyourside)
Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisoned by the...– J. R. R. Tolkien (from A Brief Guide to J. R. R. Tolkien)
You are your own teacher. Looking for teachers can’t solve your own doubts....– Ajahn Chah (via lighttheif)
Kajo Waraku Reflection
I have been reading my bu-fu a lot lately and I have been thinking about the flowers heart, and what that means to me. First when you think of a flower you see the colors, the life, the vibrancy that denote the plant as a flower, but those are the petals, not the heart. While they draw attention to allow others to identify what the flower is, poisonous, fragrant, beautiful, etc. they are simply...
There are hundreds of paths up the mountain, all leading to the same place, so...– Hindu Proverb (via astraeia)
the deepest learning happens at the edges - out beyond the comfort zone -...– Darcy Bedortha
A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our...– For my wifey, Schmoop city!
You wait a lifetime to meet someone who understands you, accepts you as you are....– Richard Bach, Messiah’s Handbook (via magicmanula) For my kids!!!
I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?– Richard Bach (via livinglovinglife212) ask this every day … . .
Just a collection of some quotes I read almost...
Celebrate Your You-niqueness The idea is not to attain perfection in your lifetime; It’s to seek it! Let him that would move the world, Move himself first. Practice is failing towards success. Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Honesty without compassion and understanding is not...
Latin Con Petire (compete) Means “To seek together” Not a Win / Loose scenario, but rather you are competing “with” the opponents, however you compete together against failure. You are all improving “The ability to recover from and resist failure”.
Every man’s ultimate creation is himself.– Unmaskd (via unmaskd)
Stop leaving and you will arrive. Stop searching and you will see. Stop...– Lao Tzu (via nirvikalpa)
This is just an excerpt but is so powerful!
You have blanket permission to grow and live and survive and fight and run and scream and talk and play and laugh and learn and experiment. You have permission to win, and you have permission to decide what winning is. Be Amazing!
Growth and change are hard. Why is a caterpillar wrapped in silk while it is changing into a butterfly? So the other caterpillars can’t hear the screams. Change is hard. -Rory Miller again
Permission and initiative combine to produce a force of nature. This is inhuman...– Sgt. Rory Miller - A Comparison of martial Arts Training & Real World Violence
You are an excellent judge of human behavior. You have been a human being for your entire life and have spent most of that time around other humans. Every human is an excellent judge of human behaviour unless they willfully or unconsciously sabotage their own intuition.
The Golden Rule Of Comabt
Your most powerful weapon Applied to your opponent’s greatest vulnerability At his time of maximum imbalance
Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought.– Matsu Basho (via placeoftheway)