Love is….

“Love is not selective, just as the light of the sun is not selective. It does not make one person special. It is not exclusive. Exclusivity is not the love of God but the “love” of
ego. However, the intensity with which true love is felt can vary. There may be one person who reflects your love back to you more clearly and more intensely than others, and if that person feels the same toward you, it can be said that you are in a love relationship with him or her. The bond that connects you with that person is the same bond that connects you with the person sitting next to you on a bus, or with a bird, a tree, a flower. Only the degree of intensity with which it is felt differs.”


― Eckhart Tolle

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Within / Without

“If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place. Primary reality is within; secondary reality without.”


― Eckhart Tolle

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Take Time to Smell the Roses

Take Time to Smell the Roses

“What a lovely thing a rose is!… Our highest assurance of Providence seems to me to rest in the flowers. All other things, our powers, our desires, our food are all really necessary for our existence in the first instance. But this rose is an extra. Its smell and color are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it. It is only goodness which gives extras, and so I say again that we have much to hope from the flowers.”

― Arthur Conan Doyle, The Naval Treaty

A Flower

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower,  share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive  a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.

Leo Buscaglia

Sunburst

Sunburst

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and  restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers,  grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in  silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.

By Mother Teresa