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“Change happens for you the moment you want something more than you fear it.” ~Eric Micha'el Leventhal
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"The best way to use our intelligence is to learn to feel what the skillful action in a situation is. To do that, we have to relate to the earth as directly as possible. Interestingly, we call this being "grounded."

In this approach, we do not regard work as just a job but as a way of expressing our ourselves. It could be work in the garden or work around the house—cooking food, washing the dishes—whatever.

These are not really jobs, but they are what has to be done because nature demands attention. It is very interesting that if you leave something undone or do not relate to even a small matter like, for instance, cooking with full and proper attention and clear thinking, then some kind of chaos is going to come up.

This will happen because you are not relating properly; you are not expressing your love properly toward the earth. Either you are going to break a dish or you're going to spill something, or the food you're cooking is going to turn out badly, or something else will go wrong.

Nature tends to react very sensitively this way. If you don't feel the relationship between the work and yourself, then chaos is going to arise. A balanced state of mind depends on the way you do things, the way you pour a cup of tea and the way you put sugar and milk in it. It may seem like a really insignificant thing, but it means everything.

You can always tell whether a person feels the activity she is engaged in as dealing with the earth or whether she feels it as just some casual thing or something she is doing because she has to.

If the person is not relating to the earth, then you can always feel a certain clumsiness, even if the person's action appears to be smooth. This is very evident and easy to sense." ~Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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"Loving yourself truly requires going to the scariest places within yourself and saying, “I completely and wholly love and accept you.” How people loved us, how people didn’t love us… all is part of how we love ourselves." ~Christine Gutierrez
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“I’m sorry that you don’t like your life. But I fought for my own victories and for the beauty in my life. My joy takes nothin’ from you.” ~Frazey Ford
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"Some people need to create a nightmare far worse than the one they came from before they will go back and heal their early wounds. We see this in trauma survivors all the time.

They pile hell upon hell, until they have only two choices - die, or heal the wounds they are fleeing. I used to find this confusing, but I no longer do. Sometimes the first hell was so bloody bad that it takes a far worse hell to uncover it.

Bows to those who choose to heal their hells, after so many years on the run. Bows to those courageous beings who give reality a try before they have any evidence that it will serve them. If that isn’t courage, I don’t know what is." ~Jeff Brown
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"The truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself." ~St. Augustine
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“If critics say your work stinks it's because they want it to stink and they can make it stink by scaring you into conformity with their comfortable little standards. Standards so low that they can no longer be considered "dangerous" but set in place in their compartmental understandings.” ~Jack Kerouac
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"Pain that is not transformed is transmitted." ~Richard Rohr
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“I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.” ~Marcel Duchamp
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"As far as I’m concerned the only thing we need to renounce is our self-hatred and judgment of ourselves, and our sense of unworthiness, and our sense that we are not worthy of love. This is where we should start. If we could just work with that place a little bit the whole quality of our lives would change.” Krishna Dass
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"Children [and adults] cannot bounce off the walls if we take away the walls." ~Erin K. Kenny
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"If we are going to live so intimately with these chemicals - eating and drinking them, taking them into the very marrow of our bones - we had better know something about their nature and their power." ~Rachel Carlson
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The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.

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"Isn't it interesting how we will follow & support the things or people that take very little effort on our part to change; this causes us to stay in the same dense energy with a so called positive outlook but keeps us spinning in a circle.

If we challenge ourselves to explore beyond our comfort zone, which comes from our core, we break the cycle we created for ourselves so that we can live a life that is more enriching from our soul's point of view." ~Lisa Salaz
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