Freedom earned can be lost. Freedom discovered endures.
The path to fulfillment will never be found by following in the footsteps of another.
The first-ever birdsong still resounds to this day. Can you hear it too?
The mask of hardship conceals the face of joy.
Hardship creates the stage for joy to dance upon.
The answer to the question which plagues you most is concealed in requisite tasks disguised as mere tedium.
The degree to which you discover and accurately interpret that answer is in equal proportion to the degree to which you surrender to those benevolent requisite tasks.
The answer to “who am I?” is contained in the stillness which precedes and pervades the question.
No Questions Asked
The absence of questioning contains the answer.
In a forest, there are no weeds.
We float when we stop struggling.
A painter does not wait for the painting to be perfect before first dipping the brush into the paint.
A seed does not ask, “What do I want to do when I grow up?” or “Who do I most want to serve?” A seed is simply aligned with the environment and the innate wisdom which gave rise to it being here in the first place. In this, the seed most effectively serves to support life’s fullest potential, whether that means growing strong or nourishing another.
Before an experience of authenticity, nothing is ultimately satisfying. After an experience of authenticity, everything is inherently satisfying.
Only in a moment of innocence does truth reveal itself.
Authentic wealth is not measured in terms of how many dollars you have but in terms of how many points of view you have.
You can’t fall once you have realized you are the foundation from which it all arises.
Compromising for the sake of the whole only succeeds in compromising the whole.
Determination may take you farther in a shorter amount of time, but inspiration will take you deeper always.
We crave in the external world that which we cannot sense within ourselves.
One piece of the puzzle is not the whole puzzle, but the whole puzzle is one piece.