"Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future."
Thich Nhat Hanh
"We are one, after all, you and I. Together we suffer, together exist, and forever will recreate each other."
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
, a French philosopher, Jesuit priest, a paleontologist and geologist (via
"When we were children, we used to think that when we grew up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability, to be alive is to be vulnerable."
"Life is about energy flow. Yin and Yang.
Your soul emits an aura. Now imagine that aura as rotating energy.
Inhale rotate counter clockwise.
Exhale Rotate clockwise.
"The best way to look at suffering is with gratitude, that it is happening in order to teach us some very important lesson. It is useless to want suffering to go away. It is impermanent, it will go away anyway, but if we don’t learn the lesson that it is trying to teach us, it will come back in exactly the same manner."
Ayya Khema. (via