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I never saw an ugly thing in my life, for let the form of an object be what it may—light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. ~ John Constable, English landscape painter, 1776–1837

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What do you see?

 

Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard tells an interesting story about two of his friends during the monsoon season at his monastery in Nepal. He was sitting on the monastery steps as the two friends approached. Because the courtyard had turned into a muddy mess, the monks had created a path with bricks across the mud.Read more

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Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Buddhist monk in silent prayer

A close friend came to us a while back, wondering why he was on earth, and what difference he was making, if any.

I certainly have often pondered those questions. We all know the difference the great spiritual leaders of our time are making. And we compare ourselves to them. Of course, we come up lacking when we do that.Read more