Jain Wisdom

We can make the sorrow and suffering into a compost out of which the roses of joy can grow.
— Satish Kumar in The Way of Wisdom

Tibetan Wisdom

Peaceful living is about trusting those on whom we depend and caring for those who depend on us.
— His Holiness the Dalai Lama in a 1977 speech at the "Forum 2000" Conference in Prague

Little Spirituality

When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know your name is safe in their mouths.
— Jess C. Scott, writer and artist

Philosophical Wisdom

Justice is what love looks like in public.
— Cornel West in Writing to Wake the Soul by Karen Hering

Song Lines

But if somehow you could pack up your sorrows,
And give them all to me,
You would lose them, I know how to use them,
Give them all to me.
— "Pack Up Your Sorrows" by Richard Farina


Everything is good for something.
— Italian Proverb


Blessings on our bodies
alive with spirit.
Blessings on our minds
filled with dreams.
Blessings on our hearts
opened by love.
Blessings, blessings, blessings.
— John Philip Newell in Praying with the Earth

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