Why is this happening?
-- Tilley in Tin Men
Don't check your feeling; don't check your mind; don't check anything -- only help people.
-- Seung Sahn in Only Don't Know
Silence is God's first language; everything else is a poor translation. In order to hear that language, we must learn to be still and rest in God.
-- Thomas Keating in Invitation to Love
Generosity is the classic expression of the accomplished spirit, when the self is open and unguarded and can freely share with others.
-- Lewis Richmond in Work as Spiritual Practice
Eastern Orthodox Wisdom
A still more important dimension of peacemaking is prayer -- prayer for enemies, adversaries, opponents, or whomsoever we fear, find difficult, or wish would vanish from our lives.
-- Jim Forest in The Ladder of the Beatitudes
There's many a good tune played on an old fiddle.
-- English Proverb
May holiness move in us
so we pay attention to its small voice
and honor its light in each other.
-- Dawna Markova in Prayers for Healing