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Rain—An Icon of Grace

Today’s post is by Mary van Balen Rain pelted the windows as I fell asleep one Friday night this spring. Thunder rumbled in the distance, occasionally exploding through the thick sky, rattling the window beside my bed. I’ve always loved thunder storms, especially at night when I have nothing else to do but listen and […]

May 05, 2017 by Mary van Balen 2 Comments
Categories: Nature and spirituality, Non-duality, Prayer, and Self Compassion. Tags: Grace, icon, and rain. Formats: Article and Friday Blog. Interest Areas: Friday Blog.

Perhaps the most difficult stranger to welcome
is the one who lives inside us.

~Mirabai Starr

Don’t do anything fancy.
Just rest in your groundedness
and witness what happens.

~Mirabai Starr

What you seek
is seeking you.

~Rumi

For prayer is nothing else
than being on terms of friendship with God.

~Teresa of Ávila

Categories: Continuous Prayer, Non-duality, and Prayer. Tags: Friendship, God, prayer, and teresa of avila. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.

I’ll Meet You There

Today’s post is by Tilden Edwards Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase each other doesn’t make any sense.  ~Rumi, in “Open Secret: Versions of Rumi” […]

All that is necessary is
to have a soul united within itself.

~Martin Buber

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We are all meant to be mothers of God.
God is always needing to be born.

~Meister Eckhart

 

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Another name for God is surprise.

~Brother David Steindl-Rast

I live in widening circles
That reach out across the world.

~Rainer Maria Rilke

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Categories: Community, Nature and spirituality, and Non-duality. Tags: rilke. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.