Category Archives: inner-peace

Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn’t know before you learned it. ~Maya Angelou

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I was no longer needing to be special, because I was no longer so caught in my puny separateness that had to keep proving I was something. I was part of the universe, like a tree is, or like grass … Continue reading

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You don’t have to save the world, but you can be in the world – that’s where the beauty comes from. ~Daphne Zuniga

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She was an adventurer at heart, but oh how she loved drinking this tea from this mug in this chair, oh how she loved to be home. ~Unknown

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A few times in my life, I’ve had moments of absolute clarity, when for a few, brief seconds, the silence drowns out the noise and I can feel, rather than think… I could never make these moments last. I cling … Continue reading

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The world’s spiritual geniuses seem to discover universally that the mind’s muddy river, this ceaseless flow of trivia and trash, cannot be dammed, and that trying to dam it is a waste of effort that might lead to madness. Instead … Continue reading

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Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking. ~Rumi

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The secret to happiness is low expectations. ~Barry Schwartz

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Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering. ~Winnie the Pooh

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Everything begins and ends at exactly the right time and place. ~Joan Lindsay (Picnic at Hanging Rock)

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