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In most of our human relationships, we spend much of our time reassuring one another that our costumes of identity are on straight

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In most of our human relationships, we spend much of our time reassuring one another that our costumes of identity are on straight

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The heart surrenders everything to the moment. The mind judges and holds back.

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Your problem is you are too busy holding on to your unworthiness.

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Treat everyone you meet like God in drag.

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Suffering is part of our training program for becoming wise

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Being in love means seeing the Beloved all around me

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The most exquisite paradox, As soon as you give it all up, you can have it all. As long as you want power, you can't have it. The minute you don't want power, you'll have more than you ever dreamed possible.

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The minute you don't want power, you'll have more than you ever dreamed possible.

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We're fascinated by the words, but where we meet is in the silence behind them.

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The quieter you become, the more you can hear.

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Remember, we are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not. Our actions and states of mind matter, because we're so deeply interconnected with one another. Working on our own consciousness is the most important thing that we are doing at any moment, and being love is the supreme creative act

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