Zen Wisdom

Try to be a good audience for whatever kind of experience reveals itself to you.
— Gary Thorp in Sweeping Changes

Mystic Wisdom

The outward work will never be puny if the inner work is great.
— Meister Eckhart, German mystic and theologian

Teacher Wisdom

I cannot look in any direction without seeing creations of God. Therefore nothing is insignificant and everything is worthy of respect and care. Nothing is second-class.
— Paula D'Arcy in Gift of the Red Bird


Lord I have watched a crane life a heavy load. Lift me Lord.
— David Adam in Power Lines: Celtic Prayers About Work

Movie Lines

Why do we get all these feelings and dreams and hopes if we don't ever use them?
— Shirley in Shirley Valentine


The fly cannot be driven away by getting angry at it.
— West African Proverb

Sufi Wisdom

Give up to grace.
The ocean takes care of each wave
till it gets to shore.
— Jelaluddin Rumi in The Essential Rumi

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