"When a living system is suffering from ill health, the remedy is found by connecting with more of itself."
Francisco Varela, biologist, philosopher, and neuroscientist
In my practice, I see this truth with every person who learns to experience the mind/body in a more integrated way.
"Love isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now."
Such a great definition of love . . . .
“There is still so much in the world worth fighting for. So much that is beautiful, so many wonderful people working to reverse the harm, to help alleviate the suffering. And so many young people dedicated to making this a better world. All conspiring to inspire us and to give us hope that it is not too late to turn things around, if we all do our part.”
Dr. Jane Goodall
Reason for hope —
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
Lovely words from a beautiful soul . . . .
"But peace can be made only by those who are peaceful, and love can be
shown only by those who love. No work of love will flourish out of guilt,
fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be
made by those who have no capacity for living now."
Alan W. Watts
"If I had the influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life, an unfailing antidote against the boredom and disenchantment of later years, sterile preoccupations with things that are artificial, the alienation from the sources of our strength."
Rachel Carson, "The Sense of Wonder"
I recently returned from a trip to the Grand Canyon and came across these magnificent words . . . .
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