“We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path.”
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It is easier to perceive error than
to find truth, for the former lies
on the surface and is easily seen,
while the latter lies in the depth,
where few are willing to search
~Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe.
If faith is lacking, it is because there is too much
selfishness, too much concern for personal gain. For
faith to be true, it has to be generous and loving. Love
and faith go together, they complete each other.
The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the
right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity”.
For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin–real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.
I fled Him, down the nights and down the days;
I fled Him, down the arches of the years;
I fled Him, down the labyrinthine ways
Of my own mind; and in the mist of tears
I hid from Him, and under running laughter.
Source: Francis Thompson (1859-1907), from “The Hound of Heaven”
I walked a mile with sorrow and never a word said she;
oh, the things i learned from her when sorrow walked with me.
There are two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone
is taking the time to plant some.