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At the profoundest depths in life men talk not about God, but with Him. ~Elton Trueblood

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Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength. ~Corrie Ten Boom

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Our greatest danger in life is permitting the urgent things to crowd out the important. ~Charles E. Hummel

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Truth, Joy, Love, and Peace. that’s the order. You have to cherish life at the same time you struggle to endure it. ~Flannery O’Conner

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“Truly, he who possesses little is so much the less possessed: praised be a moderate poverty!” ~Nietzche, Thus spoke Zarathustra.

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“We have done so much with so little for so long that we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.” ~?

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Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace like the ticking of a clock during a thunderstorm. ~Robert Louis Stevenson

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Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage. ~Anais Nin

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“Tree of blood, man feels, thinks, flowers,
and bears strange fruits: words.
What is thought and what is felt entwine,
we touch ideas: they are bodies and they are numbers.”
~o. paz

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It seems that there is a stream of limitless meaning flowing into our lives if we can but patiently entrust ourselves to it. There is no hurry, only the need to be true to what comes to mind, and to explore the current carefully in which one presently moves. There is a constant fluency of meaning in the instant in which we live. One may learn of it from rivers in the constancy of their utterance, if one listens and is still. ~H. Bugbee

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If might is right, then love has no place in the world. ~ The Mission

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The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on. ~J G Holland

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Beauty does not conceal the flaws, nor do flaws conceal the beauty.~Confucius

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There is nothing artificial about a moment of inspiration. ~Winton Marsalis

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To struggle does not mean to suffer, for a struggle brings forth gain. ~Maricarda

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Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don’t open the door to the study
and begin reading.Take down a musical instrument.

Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.

~Rumi (1207-1273)
*trans. fr. persian by coleman barks

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