In my travels I spent time with a great yogi. Once he said to me, “Become so still you hear the blood flowing through your veins.” One night as I sat in quiet, I seemed on the verge of entering a world inside so vast I know it is the source of all of us.…

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I know a cure for sadness: Let your hands touch something that makes your eyes smile. I bet there are a hundred objects close by that can do it. Look at beauty’s gift to us — her power is so great she enlivens the earth, the sky, and the soul. — Mira. Mirabai is the most…

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I felt in need of a great pilgrimage so I sat still for three days and God came to me. — Kabir. One doesn’t consider a great pilgrimage occurring in one’s own home, but Kabir makes his point — God is always present, always present in our lives. Now over the years I’ve been in some pretty…

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If you circumambulated every holy shrine in the world ten times; it would not get you to heaven as quick as controlling your anger. — Kabir. I love the poetry of Kabir because he has such a sense of humor. He also has a biting wit, once saying, “I don’t think there is such a…

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Forgiveness is the foundation of God’s being. — St. Catherine of Sienna. Over the years I’ve probably written more about forgiveness than just about anything. St. Catherine explains why. Forgiveness is at the foundation with our relationship with God. Whether our sins are small or large, numerous or one whopper God stands ready to forgive…

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