Freedom means being able to choose how we respond to things. When wisdom is not...– Andrew Olendzki, “Calm in the Face of Anger” (via wordslessspoken)
People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. ...– Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything… by Elizabeth Gilbert (via thdandeliongirl)
When we have developed our own inner purity, inner compassion, and inner love,...– Lama Yeshe (via lazyyogi)
There is only one question to ask yourself: “What...
The general population doesn’t know what’s happening, and it doesn’t even know...– Noam Chomsky (via elige)
babydoll1976: When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. - Henry Ford
When others demand that we become the people they want us to be, they force us...– Jim Morrison (via mel0lagnia)
dearoldlove: It’s ‘bizarre’, not ‘bazzar’. It’s ‘professional’, not ‘proffesional’. Your spelling was appalling, that’s why I could never love you properly.
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our...– Bob Marley, Redemption Song (via sarahnealy22)
The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just...– Rachel Naomi Remen (via black-tangled-heart)
hamarki: kaya-nyc: مآ أجمّل أنْ تصمتْ .. فيْ ؤجهْ منْ ينتظرْ منِك الخِصَام .. ! وما أجمل أنْ تضحك فيْ وجهْ منْ يُنتظرْ منك البكـاءْ ..! How beautiful is it to stay silent When someone expects you to be enraged from them. And how beautiful it is to laugh When someone thinks you are going to shed tears.
There comes a time in your life when you have to let go of all the pointless...– Karl Marx (via dirtcrumbgoddess)
Every drama in your outer life is a reflection of a drama in your inner life....– Orin (via 190590)
When a thing disturbs the peace of your heart, give it up.– Prophet Muhammad (s)
It is sometimes very difficult to distinguish between our love and our...– Geshe Kelsang Gyatso - “Transform Your Life” (via dancingdakini)
Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their...– Friedrich Nietzsche (via drivenhearted)
Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’s not a priority,” and see...– Fascinating Wall Street Journal Article on being busy (via elige)
Every time I use my instincts, I win. Every time I think too much, I lose.– Alber Elbaz (via apathie)
The process of finding the truth may not be a process by which we feel...– Adyashanti, “Bliss is a By-Product” (via wordslessspoken)
Finding new ways to hurt each other is what we’re good at.– Criminal Minds (via virtuism) It’s what the ego is very good at (via unconditionedconsciousness)
The plain fact is that the planet does not need more successful people. but it...– David Orr (via hookahsmoke)
I became mindful of one thing today: I have been running around entirely too much lately and I even went to the gym this morning when I should really have slept in after a fun night out. So I decided to skip yoga because my body needs rest right now. This is progress.
In fact a mature person does not fall in love, he rises in love. The word ’fall’...– Osho (via nirvikalpa)
I think there comes a time during a yoga practice when you find the lessons you learn on the mat start becoming more applicable to your everyday life. I’ve since become mindful of this transition - how overcoming the stress in doing certain poses can help me with learning to sit in something in my daily life that I want to run away from or ignore. It’s a very subtle shift but it...
babydoll1976: “Don’t push too hard with any aspect of practice. If you do, there will be a backlash and you won’t want to have anything to do with it for a while. But we also have to leap beyond our own laziness and hesitation -‘biting through the obstacle’ as the I-Ching says. It is a delicate balance, and one we have to rediscover in each moment.” ~ Reggie Ray, Dharma Ocean Foundation
There’s only so many bad things that a person can say about you before people...– (via thdandeliongirl)
In desperate love, we always invent the characters of our partners, demanding...– Elizabeth Gilbert (via a-place-to-stand)
…when we finally know we are dying, and all other sentient beings are dying with...– Sogyal Rinpoche (via unconditionedconsciousness)
I’m not gonna sit around and waste my precious divine energy trying to explain...– Esperanza Spalding (via touristinyourlife)