words of wisdom
We are simply inviting ourselves to interface with this moment in full awareness, with the intention to embody as best we can an orientation of calmness, mindfulness, and equanimity right here and right now.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go, There You Are
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it.
My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in eternal awareness or pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
True silence is rest for the mind and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts; the better will be his world and the world at large.
I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.
Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
"Silence. All human unhappiness comes from not knowing how to stay quietly in a room."