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This path we follow existed
before the universe was born.

It contains within itself
unchanging tranquility and solitude.
It is present wherever we turn
and provides inexhaustible compassion
to all beings.
Thus it may be considered
the mother of the universe.
It has no name, but if we have to refer to it
we call it Tao.

It can also be called the great mystery
from which we come, in which we live,
and to which we return.

It is a path filled with the grandeur
of the cosmos, the earth,
and the human heart.

This path is our true home
because it is home to all things
in heaven and on earth.

☎️ William Martin's Website

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Parables are a type of weaponized dis-course that knock us off course, onto radically new ones. They tactically confront us with disturbing truths we might otherwise miss and reveal what lies in darkness. At turns funny, poignant, irreverent and shocking, they cut into us with surgical precision, reaching deep into the hidden recesses of our soul, operating on those parts of our being that more direct speech can't touch.

☎️ Peter Rollins Website

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Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open?

☎️ Rumi Quotes

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Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It's seeing through the facade of pretence. It's the complete eradication of everything we imagined to be true.

☎️ Adyashanti's Website

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“I think it's almost necessary for most people to have the freedom to pull back, and then re-enter at an adult level, where they are neither playing the victim nor creating victims, but just participating in calm, adult behavior. Because an awful lot of churches just aren't there at adult Christianity, this seems to be the norm anymore.”

☎️ Father Rohr's Website

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“Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge
of oneself.” 
“The art of meditation is a way of getting into touch with reality, and the reason for it is that most civilized people are out of touch with reality because they confuse the world as it with the world as they think about it and talk about it and describe it. For on the one hand there is the real world and on the other there is a whole system of symbols about that world which we have in our minds. These are very very useful symbols, all civilization depends on them, but like all good things they have their disadvantages, and the principle disadvantage of symbols is that we confuse them with reality, just as we confuse money with actual wealth.” 

☎️ Alan Watts Website

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"The human mind makes foolish divisions in what love sees as one."

☎️ Father Anthony de Mello

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Waiting, Hidden, Own Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.

☎️ Father Pierre Teilhard de Chardind

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What is arising now is not a new belief system, a new religion, spiritual ideology, or mythology. We are coming to the end not only of mythologies but also of ideologies and belief systems. The change goes deeper than the content of your mind, deeper than your thoughts. In fact, at the heart of the new consciousness lies the transcendence of thought, the newfound ability of rising above thought, of realizing a dimension within yourself that is infinitely more vast than thought.

☎️ Eckhart Tolle's Website