When the eyes and ears are open, even the leaves on the trees teach like pages from the Scriptures.
— Kabir quoted in Legacy of the Heart by Wayne Muller
This spirituality business is not about answers, but about ways of asking about the meaning of life and creation. A "bad" question slams the door but a "good" question just gets you to wondering and the wondering is wonderful.
— Lawrence Kushner in The Book of Miracles
Small service is usually true service.
— William Wordsworth, nineteenth century English poet
When you handle rice, water or anything else, have the affectionate and caring concern of a parent raising a child.
— Zen Master Dogen
Within all the spiritual traditions, short and sweet wisdom abounds: from mantras and blessings to 12-step slogans and proverbs, and more. As philosopher George Santayana once said: "To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired." In this blog, I will take up the quest for small seeds of spiritual wisdom, which can be found everywhere if we keep our eyes and ears open. More