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Blog - A Place of Stillness

Practice Patience


“Practice patience: It is the shortest path to success. Patience will keep you calm in the face of difficulties, and will enable you to meet each obstacle effectively.”

~ Swami Kriyananda

What comes will also go

“What comes will also go. What always is will alone remain.”~ Ramana Maharshi

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Always Remember

“Always remember that you belong to no one, and no one belongs to you. Reflect that some day you will suddenly have to leave everything in this world–so make the acquaintanceship of God now. ” ~ Lahiri Mahasaya

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True Happiness

“True happiness is not the fruit of years of painful struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession, rather, of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.” ~ Swami Kriyananda

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Every Moment

“Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.” ~ Thomas Merton

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Inner Peace

“Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” ~ Saint Francis

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Thanks be to God

“Precious night, precious day to abide in me forever. Thanks be to God for this immortal gift.” ~ John Muir

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Face the Sun

”Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.” ~ Maori Proverb

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Still Water

“No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.” ~ Taoist Proverb

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