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#3453 - Wednesday, February 25, 2009 - Editor: Gloria Lee
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Liberation is the aliveness beyond belief, the aliveness of awareness itself. Liberation is when all the answers, explanations and positions disappear, and you're left with the open mind of not knowing.

- Joan Tollifson

posted to Wisdom-l by Mark Scorelle  

All happiness comes from awareness. The more
we are conscious, the deeper the joy. Acceptance
of pain, non-resistance, courage and endurance
- these open deep and perennial sources of real
happiness, true bliss.

- Nisargadatta Maharaj
  posted to Along The Way  

"Never be discouraged. Always return to Love, Compassion and Humility. In this way you will be protected. Always be involved in alleviating the suffering of others, asking nothing for yourself. Do good deeds anonymously. Daily. This is your True Nature. "

"If you are angry, egotistical, debating all the time, you will attract teachers and environments of this consciousness. If your heart is pure, you will attract pure hearted teachings and people in your life."
"Keep Unswervingly Devoted to Good. Here You Will Find Your True Self."
“The Universe lies waiting in sweet repose for you to remember who you are.”

You want the results of the saints and sages, but they did their homework. If you seek self aggrandizement and acknowledgement by others, you will become very unhappy. For this is not your True Nature. Live correctly, do daily practices, spread sunshine and love to others, and these things will awaken Grace and Forgiveness in your life. This will make it easier to experience your True Self. This will become a beautiful reality for you. Live in Brotherhood with all, and live according to scriptural precepts. You cannot escape this. Live correctly. Live in Brotherhood with all. Without this, you will not alleviate your own suffering"

"Do not participate in spiritual disputes, debates or discussions....this is a waste of time, this is of the ego. Instead, use this time you have left on earth to experience the truth of which you speak."

- Robert Adams
  posted to The_Now2  


By Dorothy Walters
(1928 - )

First, you must let your heart
be broken open
in a way you have never
felt before,
cannot imagine.

You will
not know if what you are
is anguish or joy,
something predestined
or merely old wounds
flowing once more,
reminders of all that is
unfinished in your life.

Something will flood into
your chest
like air sweetened by
desert honeysuckle,
love that is too

You will stand there,
very still,
not seeing what this is.
Later, you will not remember
any of this
until the next time
when you will say,
yes, yes, I have known this before,
it has come again,

just as your eyes fold under
once more.

The Buddhas say, “Come and dance!” A beautiful video of Tibetan Buddhist culture and dance, set to a gentle trance groove, and the modern Buddhist teacher Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche reading one of his poems.

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