“The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.” – John Locke The more we learn about the world in which we live, the more we tear that which holds us back from truly experiencing life to the fullest for what it is: a gift.
“Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry. ” – Jack Kerouac I came across this quote from the great Beat Poet of the 50s Jack Kerouac and what struck me first was the final call to “don’t be sorry.” How often do we apologize to others for things we really don’t need to be
“Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth.” – Adyashanti Truth is like light. When are living in truth, saturated by its fruit of goodness, compassion, peace and enjoyment, all else naturally fades away like dispersing illusions.
“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Our minds can be dominated by thoughts of past and future, regrets and anxieties and fear. Walking in itself has tremendous benefits for reducing stress. It’s an activity that in essence calls us to become present with what we are