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Life gives us many gifts

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“Life gives us many gifts that we could hardly imagine. When we let go of preconceptions and witness life without the turmoil that a self-indulgent ego perpetuates we perceive what heretofore eluded us.”

― Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Yes, this is for real.  You may read more about Kilroy J. Oldster and the Dead Toad Scrolls here.

Simplicity is the key to everything

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“People often associate complexity with deeper meaning,

when often after precious time has been lost, it is realized that

simplicity is the key to everything.”

― Gary Hopkins

 

How am I seeing separation where it doesn’t exist?

Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

“It is easy to imagine that the Buddha, the awakened one, is something or somewhere other than here or that awakening to reality will happen sometime other than now. But as long as we continue to think in terms of time we will deceive ourselves. The you who is chasing enlightenment will never become enlightened.

“Instead of striving towards some distant goal that you will never reach, I invite you to stop and ask: How am I avoiding the enlightenment that is already present in each moment? How am I seeing separation where it doesn’t exist?”

Adyashanti

You can never go back

Azaleas in Lendonwood Gardens. Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

 “Once the soul awakens, the search begins and you can never go back. From then on, you are inflamed with a special longing that will never again let you linger in the lowlands of complacency and partial fulfillment. The eternal makes you urgent. You are loath to let compromise or the threat of danger hold you back from striving toward the summit of fulfillment.”

John O’Donohue