Category Archives: mindfulness

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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This forest silence improves anyone. ~R.M. Pirsig

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Sometimes a tree can tell you more than can be read in a book. ~Carl Jung

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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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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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The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order. ~Henry Miller

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If you wait until you can do everything for everybody, instead of something for somebody, you’ll end up not doing anything for anybody. ~Malcolm Bane

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