A quote from Nisargadatta on “our words and on silence”

The moment you start talking you create a verbal universe, a universe of words, ideas, concepts and abstractions, interwoven and inter-dependent, most wonderfully generating, supporting and explaining each other and yet all without essence or substance, mere creations of the mind. Words create words, reality is silent. —Nisargadatta

A quote on self realization by Sri Ramana

God dwells in you, as you, and you don’t have to ‘do’ anything to be God-realized or Self-realized, it is already your true and natural state. Just drop all seeking, turn your attention inward, and sacrifice your mind to the One Self radiating in the Heart of your very being. For this to be your…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Be kind to yourself, dear” by Rumi

“Be kind to yourself, dear” If you put your hands on this oar with me, they will never harm another, and they will come to find they hold everything you want. If you put your hands on this oar with me, they would no longer lift anything to your mouth that might wound your precious…

Poems on ageing: “Now I become myself” by May Sarton

Now I become myself Now I become myself. It’s taken Time, many years and places; I have been dissolved and shaken, Worn other people’s faces, Run madly, as if Time were there, Terribly old, crying a warning, “Hurry, you will be dead before—” (What? Before you reach the morning? Or the end of the poem…

Questioner: Why is it that we naturally seem to think of ourselves as separate individuals? Reply: by Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

Maharaj: Your thoughts about individuality are really not your own thoughts; they are all collective thoughts. You think that you are the one who has the thoughts; in fact thoughts arise in consciousness. As our spiritual knowledge grows, our identification with an individual body-mind diminishes, and our consciousness expands into universal consciousness. The life force…

QUOTE POEMS: “Allowing Well-Being” by Trina Graves

“Allowing Well-Being” Based on quote from Abraham-Hicks: ‘When your heart is singing, you are allowing Well-Being. When you are appreciating, you are allowing Well-Being.’ What makes your Heart sing? What do you Love to do? What gives you simple pleasure? Do you have a clue? It’s important to make some time Each and every day…

A quote by Neale Donald Walsch on “living rightly”

You will benefit enormously if you simply strive to be a good person. Strive to live rightly. This will not always be easy. It will require real work, real dedication, real commitment to the Journey of Your Soul. Yet in the end, I trust in God that it will be so very worth it, for…

INSPIRATIONAL POEMS: “Pull the plug” by Trina Graves

Pull The Plug News on the radio every hour Delivered in papers every day But is it really words of truth In what they all will say? On TV too, there’s no escape From the focus being taught Consistently throughout life Infectious ‘fear’ is caught Instilling in all minds Of everyone young and old You…

POEMS: “Is This Who I Am?” by Trina Graves

Every second and every minute of every day
You create yourself anew with what you do and say
“Is this the greatest vision of myself?” you might ask
Whenever you are about to carry out a task

POEMS: “Embracing life”by Margaret Jang

For those who choose a path of beauty and simple grace,
open your arms wide for the life that you embrace.
Too often obligations, in your daily life,
interferes with knowing what is wrong or right.

“As Tall as You Want to Be” by Denis Waitley* (re-blogged)

Originally posted on Inspiring Stories:
When he was two years old, this adopted child of two  college professors suddenly and inexplicably stopped growing, and his health started to fail. A team of doctors gave him six months to live after they diagnosed him as suffering from a rare disease that inhibits digestion and nutrients in…