#4701 - Thursday, September 6,
2012 - Editor: Gloria Lee
You are not separate from the whole.
one with the sun, the earth, the air.
You don't have a life. You are life.
~ Eckhart Tolle
I sit in my own radiance,
And I have no
they to me?
What is far or near,
Gross or subtle?
I sit in my own splendor.
via Along The Way
Not the ones speaking the same language,
but the ones sharing the same feeling
understand each other.
The soul has been given its own ears to hear
things mind does not understand.
You don't have to wait one second for the next
"planetary alignment." All
planets and stars are in alignment at every
moment in an ever self-turning
kaleidoscope of cosmic perfection with which
only our human self-will is out
of harmony until we surrender to the divine
grace of Bewilderment.
~ Fred LaMotte
"Keep me away from the wisdom which does not
the philosophy which does not laugh,
and the greatness which does
not bow before children."
~ Kahlil Gibran
The care of the Earth is our most ancient and
most worthy and after all our most
pleasing responsibility. To cherish what
remains of it and to foster its renewal is
our only hope.
~ Wendell Berry, The Art of the Commonplace: The
I don't believe in breathing, I just
I don't believe in my heart, it just beats.
I don't believe in
who sleeps on a lilac twig, its head pillowed
on her own
I don't believe in the silken cat
through her element of moonbeams.
I don't believe in your gaze, it just
I don't believe in Jesus or Mary, who
through a forest of secret flowers in my body
searching for the
fountain of silence, the end
Whoever finds that fountain
to a gushing sound.
~ Fred LaMotte
Is Truth Beauty? Is Beauty Truth?
And in my thoughts I found myself carried far from mankind, and my
lifted the veil of matter that hid my inner self. My soul
expanded and I was
brought closer to Nature and her secrets, and my ears
were opened to the
language of her wonders.
~ Wendell Berry