We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.
Soft addictions are an alluring, seductive aspect of our culture – they are easy to attain and socially acceptable, they are even encouraged in many cases. Yet they are lethal to the spirit.
Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.
You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.
As we get past our superficial material wants and instant gratification we connect to a deeper part of ourselves, as well as to others, and the universe.
How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.
When we learn new behaviors and break through to higher levels of consciousness and love, we can fulfill the deeper spiritual hunger within.
I see Christ as the incarnation of the piper who is calling us. He dances that shape and pattern which is at the heart of our reality.
And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief, of holding on.
Saints need sinners.