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Do not pursue the past.
Do not lose yourself in the future.
The past no longer is.
The future has not yet come.

Looking deeply at life as it is in the very here and now;
the practitioner dwells in stability and freedom.

– Bhaddekaratta Sutta

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We are members of a vast cosmic orchestra in which each living instrument is essential to the complementary and harmonious playing of the whole.

– J. Allen Boone

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What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Step out of the circle of time
And into the circle of love.

-Rumi

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“I seek the meaning of existence,” said the stranger.
“You are of course assuming,” said the Master, “that existence has a meaning.”
“Doesn’t it?”
“When you experience existence as it is – not as you think it is – you will discover that your question has no meaning,” said the Master.

– Anthony de Mello

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We have not come here to take prisoners
But to surrender ever more deeply
To freedom and joy.

– Hafiz

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Surrender is the most difficult thing in the world while you are doing it and the easiest when it is done.

– Bhai Sahib

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Emily Dickinson spiritual quote on compassion

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The experience of life consists of the experience which the spirit has of itself in matter and as matter, in mind and as mind, in emotion, as emotion, etc.

– Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan

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The best act of worship is watchfulness of the moments.
That is, that the servant not look beyond his limit, and not
contemplate anything other than his Lord, and not associate
with anything other than his present moment.

– Abu Bakr Muhammad Al-Wasiti