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You Are The Light

Don’t you know it yet? You are the Light that lights the world. – Rumi

Between Dream and Reality

For one who is centered in the third eye, (dream and reality are one) dreams will become real and the whole of reality will become just a dream, because when your dream can become real, you know there is no basic difference between dream and reality. – Osho

Good

Whatsoever is there is good. – Osho

Perfect Idea

The Divine Ideas are perfect, but man has the ability to cause them to appear imperfect. Through right thinking he is able to uncover the appearance of imperfection and reveal the Perfect Idea. – Ernest Holmes

Tomorrow is a New Day

Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Questioning

In the present is eternity, and to understand that, mind must be free of the burden of the past; and to free the mind of the past there must be an intense questioning of the present, not the considering of how the “I” will continue in the future. – Kristnamurti

The Calling

The calling is not to Go beyond the mind. The calling is to be, which is Prior to the mind. – Wu Hsin

All the Wonder

For I dipped into the future, far as human eye could see, Saw the vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

Fleeting Moment

Music is always migrating from its point of origin to its destiny in someone’s fleeting moment of experience. – Alex Ross

The Key

The mind must be opened like a door. The key is silence.   – The Law of One

Instinctive Life

Instinctive Life desires that man shall express more, and yet more, of its own limitless possibilities. – Ernest Holmes, Science of Mind

Real Freedom

Man is created and left to discover himself, and on the road to this self-discovery he experiences the creations of his own imaginations which ultimately show him the Truth and lead to real freedom. – Ernest Holmes

Waking State

Your thinking that you have to make an effort to get rid of this dream of the waking state, and your making efforts to attain jnana (realization of Self) or real awakening, are all parts of the dream. – Ramana Maharshi

Leap in the Dark

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the dark to our success. – Henry David Thoreau

Divine Sound

Divine sound is the cause of all manifestation. The knower of the mystery of sound knows the mystery of the whole universe. -Hazrat Inayat Khan

Eternal Name

The tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao. The name that can be named is not the eternal Name. The unnameable is the eternally real. Naming is the origin of all particular things. Free from desire, you realize the mystery. Caught in desire, you see only the manifestations. Yet mystery and manifestations arise from the same source. This source is called darkness. Darkness within darkness. The gateway to all understanding. – Tao Te Ching, Ch.1, interpreted by Stephen Michell

Greatest Good

Music, the greatest good that mortals know, And all of heaven we have here below. – Joseph Addison

Searching for the Marvelous

Ordinary life does not interest me. I seek only the high moments. I am in accord with the surrealists, searching for the marvelous. I want to be a writer who reminds others that these moments exist; I want to prove that there is infinite space, infinite meaning, infinite dimension. – Anaïs Nin

The Spirit

We will think of the Spirit as the great Actor, the Soul as the medium of Its action, and the Body as the result of this action. – Ernest Holmes

Microcosm

In some sense man is a microcosm of the universe; therefore what man is, is a clue to the universe. – David Bohm

Awakeness/Awareness

Student: I’ve made up all of it? Adyashanti: The whole thing. But the awakeness in you is not dreaming. Only the mind is dreaming. It tells itself stories and wants to know if you’re progressing. When you shift into wakefulness, you realize, “Wait, it’s a dream. The mind is creating an altered state of reality, a virtual reality, but it’s not true – it’s just thought.” Thought can tell a million stories inside of awareness, and it’s not going to change awareness one bit. The only thing that’s going to change is the way the body feels. If you tell yourself a sad story, the body reacts to that. And if you tell yourself a self-aggrandizing story, the body feels all puffed up, confident. But when you realize it’s all stories, there can be a vast waking up out of the mind, out of the dream. You don’t awaken, what has eternally been awake realizes itself. That which is eternally awake is what you are.

Knowing the Truth

MAN, BY THINKING, CAN BRING INTO HIS EXPERIENCE WHATSOEVER HE DESIRES, IF HE THINKS CORRECTLY AND BECOMES A LIVING EMBODIMENT OF HIS THOUGHTS. This is not done by holding thoughts but by KNOWING THE TRUTH. – Ernest Holmes

Now is the Time

Now is the time to unite the soul and the world. Now is the time to see the sunlight dancing as one with the shadows. – Rumi

Jump

There is nothing new under the sky. Everything is old and a repetition. And you will go on repeating for many, many lives. Beware of the repetition, beware of your boredom. Take a jump. -Buddha & Mahavira

Synchronicity

I am open to the guidance of synchronicity, and do not let expectations hinder my path. – Dalai Lama

Search for Truth

If you look closely you will see that your search is nothing but a search for comfort and security and escape; not a search for understanding, not a search for truth, but rather a search for an evasion and, therefore, a search for the conquering of all obstacles; after all, all conquering is but substitution, and in substitution there is no understanding. – Krishnamurti

Transcendent Destiny

Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all their being. And we are now men, and must accept in the highest mind the same transcendent destiny; and not minors and invalids in a protected corner, not cowards fleeing before a revolution, but guides, redeemers, and benefactors, obeying the Almighty effort, and advancing on Chaos and the Dark. – Emerson

Acceptance

Acceptance is transcendence. And if you accept yourself totally, suddenly you are thrown to your center. – Osho

Knowledge

As the Universe is run by an Infinite Mind, so man’s life is controlled by his thinking; ignorance of this keeps him bondage; knowledge will free him. – Ernest Holmes

Spheres

Numbers and equations are signs that mark the music of the spheres. – Nikola Tesla