Art is something about the spirit... if you want to make something that has a spirit, and speaks to the spirit of other people in the world, you have to touch it, you have to physically address it... if you don't, if you just farm it out, it becomes a product.
First you must learn to control your self. The rest follows. Blessed is he who knows himself and commands himself, for the world is his and love and happiness and peace walk with him wherever he goes.
Things don't change, only the way you look at them.
As we cultivate peace and happiness in ourselves, we also nourish peace and happiness in those we love.
I learned that we can do anything, but we can't do everything... at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.
Nobody doubts that he exists, though he may doubt the existence of God. If he finds out the truth about himself and discovers his own source, this is all that is required.
If you work on your creativity, you deepen your spirituality. And if you work on your spirituality, you deepen your creativity.
God is a pure no-thing, concealed in now and here; the less you reach for him, the more he will appear.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Within each of us there is a silence as vast as the universe. We long for it. We can return to it.
Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don't have to like it... it's just easier if you do.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The only way to acquire spiritual knowledge and keep It burning brightly is to be humble, prayerful, and to strive diligently to keep all of the commandments.
We can find common ground only by moving to higher ground.
Within my body are all the sacred places of the world, and the most profound pilgrimage I can ever make is within my own body.
Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul.
If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul
There are two types of seeds in the mind: those that create anger, fear, frustration, jealousy, hatred and those that create love, compassion, equanimity and joy. Spirituality is germination and sprouting of the second group and transforming the first group.
Spirituality is meant to take us beyond our tribal identity into a domain of awareness that is more universal.
It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.
Excite the soul, and the weather and the town and your condition in the world all disappear; the world itself loses its solidity, nothing remains but the soul and the Divine Presence in which it lives.
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