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October 30, 2017

Sometimes life gives us ease, sometimes it is challenging, and sometimes profoundly painful. Sometimes the whole society around you is in upheaval. Whatever your circumstances, you can take a breath, soften your gaze, and remember that courage and freedom are within, waiting for you to awaken, and to offer to others. Even under the direst conditions, freedom of spirit is available. We are free and able to love in this life – no matter what.

- Jack Kornfield, No Time Like the Present

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October 29, 2017

All the twists I have taken in life have led me to a simple, ageless truth: our countless desires, our insatiable longings, our fleeting gratifications, and our inevitable frustrations arise from a simple origin: we’ve forgotten the love that lies dormant within us. Discovering and reawakening that love is our greatest need.

- Radhanath Swami, The Journey Within

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October 27, 2017

Letting go is a difficult skill to acquire and yet we have no choice but to practice. … Letting go is not a passive state of acceptance but a recognition of the brevity of all things. This realization invites us to love fully now, in this moment, when what we love is here.

- Frances Weller, The Wild Edge of Sorrow

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