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A natural, vibrant response to life
depends on inner balance.

~Tarthang Tulku


Nourish yourself in a way that helps you blossom.
You are worth the effort.

~Deborah Day

Love is always there.

~Gerald May

The secret of human freedom is to act well,
without attachment to the results.

~The Bhagavad Gita

You cannot step into the same river twice,
for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you.


You yourself are your own barrier—
rise from within it.
~Idries Shah

Perhaps I am stronger than I think.

~Thomas Merton

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.

May today there be peace within.

~Teresa of Ávila


Maybe, sometimes,
in the midst of things going terribly wrong,
something is going just right.

~Gerald May


Categories: Continuous Prayer, Loss, Prayer, and Self Compassion. Tags: Gerald May and Jerry May. Formats: Monday Moment and Quote. Interest Areas: Monday Moments.