Do you hear it? That quiet little voice. The one that whispers softly in the middle of the night saying there must be something more. Or maybe you don't hear it. You feel it...
Pain and suffering are often the most fertile grounds for beauty to grow. Seeds planted in a pile of… well, shit. Of course, when you’re buried under it, there’s no beauty to be found.
Pema Chödrön shares her insights on fear, fearlessness, and embracing the unknown in an excerpt from When Things Fall Apart. "Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth."
This is one of our favorite quotes by Eckhart Tolle. So beautifully expressed... you can feel the truth and peace emanating from these words.
"This being human is a guest house. Every morning, a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all." - Rumi
"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way." - Viktor Frankl
"He who angers you conquers you." - Elizabeth Kenny
"It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure." - Joseph Campbell
During times of struggle and strife, it's often helpful to remember the story of the butterfly and how challenges are requisites for growth and flight.
No matter how bad things may seem, remember that this is when the magic happens. From the darkest moment comes the dawn...