"Staying vulnerable is a risk we have to take if we want to experience connection."
Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are (via rememo
I seem to be experiencing a continuous flow of inspiration.
"The green in every tree
The beauty of every garden
My wealth, my work, my master
Solitude, purity, pretense
There is no reality
"At times, even the most subtle intention or technique will naturally drop away on its own when your meditation reaches a certain depth of stillness and simplicity. When you can let go of all intention and technique and not get lost in the mind or fall into a foggy or dull state of awareness, True Meditation is spontaneously happening. The ultimate form of meditation is when the meditator falls completely away."
"You must not let your life run in the ordinary way; do something that nobody else has done, something that will dazzle the world. Show that God’s creative principle works in you."
The Himba wear little clothing, but the women are famous for covering themselves with otjize, a mixture of butter fat and ochre. The mixture gives their skins a reddish tinge. This symbolizes earth’s rich red color and the blood that symbolizes life, and is consistent with the Himba ideal of beauty.
(Source: itaibachar, via questcequecestqueca)
"Leave your front door and your back door open. Allow your thoughts to come and go. Just don’t serve them tea."
“The ultimate humility of the sage is the tacit understanding that “I am an instrument through which Totality functions. What I do, whether people like it or don’t like it, whether they approve of it or disapprove of it, is part of What-Is.” That’s not being self-effacing, which is what humility is often thought to be - a self-depreciating “Oh, it was nothing” - because the sage TRULY knows it was not his self-authored act, good or bad. He has the deepest possible conviction that whatever happens is part of the functioning of the Universal Life Force. His is genuine humility.”"
Wayne Liquorman- “Enlightenment is Not What You Think,” (via oceanandwave