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Willow Pearls of Wisdom

" We cannot seek for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community.....Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sake and for our own."

 

-Cesar Chavez

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Willow Pearls of Wisdom

"At the moment of death we will not be judged according to the number of good deeds we have done or by the diplomas we have received in our lifetime.

We will be judged according to the love we have put into our work."

-Mother Teresa

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Willow Pearls of Wisdom

 

"None of us has the power to make someone else love us.

But we all have the power to give away love,

to love other people. And if we do so,

we change the kind of person we are,

and we change the kind of world we live in."

 

- Rabbi Harold Kushner

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Willow Pearls of Wisdom

 

"The sheer rebelliousness in giving ourselves permission to fail frees a childlike awareness and clarity.... When we give ourselves permission to fail, we at the same time give ourselves permission to excel."

-Eloise Ristad

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Willow Pearls of Wisdom.

  "The days come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant friendly party, but they say nothing, and if we do not use the gifts they bring, they carry them as silently away."

-Ralph Waldo Emmerson, "Days"

 

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Willow Pearls of Wisdom

When real truth stamps the mind, the path becomes self-evident. If the mind is not true, then even if you attend lectures every day and discuss the path constantly, this just provides topics of conversation and is ultimately of no benefit on the path.
-Hui-k'ung, Zen Master

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April 10th

Willow Pearls of Wisdom:

Faith is not about having the right answers...
Faith is a hunch...that there is something bigger..
Connecting us all together.
- Father Brian Kilkenney Finn

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April 3rd

Weekly Willow Pearls of Wisdom

" Day by day become more and more intimate with the inner stillness, joy and love which is the fragrance of your own pure heart. Keep quiet.
-Mooji

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