Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Robert Kennedy, South Africa 1966.


Sunday, February 12, 2017

Apiarian

"Were I to be the founder of a new sect, I would call them Apiarians, and, after the example of the bee, advise them to extract the honey of every sect."  
- Thomas Jefferson



Love is the soul’s light.
~ Rumi


The fault you see in your brother is really in you. The world is a mirror.
~ Rumi


When the seeker is ready, the Master appears.
~ Sufi Poverb


"Work is not always required.
There is such a thing as sacred idleness."
~ George MacDonald


Speaking the same language is not as powerful as speaking the language of the heart.
~ Rumi


I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.
~ Sufi Saying


The task of healing is to respect oneself as a creature, no more and no less.
~Wendell Berry


The soul is healed by being with children.
~Fyodor Dostoyevsky


"Look past your thoughts, so you may drink the pure nectar of This Moment."
~ Rumi


Never judge someone
By the way he looks
Or a book by the way it's covered;
For inside those tattered pages,
There's a lot to be discovered”
~Stephen Cosgrove



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