Awaken and Release



“Love, which created me, is what I am.” - ACIM 

“The desire to go home, that is a desire to be whole, to know where you are, to be the point of intersection of all the lines drawn through all the stars, to be the constellation-maker and the centre of the world, that centre called love. To awaken from sleep, to rest from awakening, to tame the animal, to let the soul go wild, to shelter in darkness and blaze with light, to cease to speak and be perfectly understood.”  - Rebecca Solnit

Whether you think can or whether you think you can't - you're right.   - Henry Ford

Let your wounds perfect your dignity.  -zenfleur

They will say this is mysticism... And I say, yes, absolutely, it is mysticism, and mysticism is what we need today; only mysticism can save our society from brutalization, sensualism and utilitarianism. The noblest faculties of our soul are atrophying... We must react. We must cultivate in ourselves the higher qualities of the soul. We must become mystics again. We must learn love, the source of all understanding.   - Albert Aurier

Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.  - Desmond Tutu

We do not fall out of love. We fall out of forgiveness.  -zenfleur

The path through trouble is always made a step at a time, a breath at a time, a day at a time.  Freedom comes from dancing with the changes of life.    - Jack Kornfield

Everything will be ok in the end. If it's not ok, it's not the end.    -John Lennon

Words can never adequately convey the incredible impact of our attitude toward life. The longer I live the more I've come to realise that life is 10% what happens and 90% how we respond to it.      -Charles Swindoll

Always be kinder than you feel.   -unknown

In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.                          -Fred Rogers

When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it's bottomless, that it doesn't have any resolution, that this heart is huge, vast and limitless. You begin to discover how much warmth and gentleness is there, as well as how much space.   -Pema Chodron

I used to pray for answers, but now I'm praying for strength. I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us and we change things.                                  -Mother Theresa

I can do nothing for you but work on myself...You can do nothing for me but work on yourself.  -Ram Das

Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.                                                                                                                     -Paulo Coello

Human beings, whatever their backgrounds, are more open than we think... their behaviour cannot be confidently predicted from their past... we are all creatures of vulnerability to new thoughts, new attitudes. And while such vulnerability creates all sorts of possibilities, both good and bad, it's very existence is exciting. It means that no human being should be written off, no change in thinking deemed impossible.                                                                                 -Howard Zinn

And everyday, the world will drag you by the hand yelling, "This is important! And this is important! You need to worry about this! And this!" And each day, it's up to you to yank your hand back, put it on your heart and say, "No. This is what's important."                                                  -unknown

Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots -Rumi

The words you speak become the house you live in. -Hafiz