The greatest challenge is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

‎"You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation…and that is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else." —Herman Hesse

Don’t look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you’ll know you’re dead." —Tennessee Williams, quoted in the London Observer, January 16, 1958

“In order to be, we have to “play a role,” writes Madame de Salzmann. We need to find a way to reconcile our aspirations to awaken to the higher, to Truth, with our natural desire to express ourselves, act out all our various perfectly good and natural strivings and intentions in life."

“Man is a make-believe animal,” wrote William Hazlitt. “He is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.” 

‎"Releasing ourselves from the me-and-mine, self-object illusion, a great peace becomes available, and within that peace an appreciation of the beauty of what cannot be named or owned. A "slip of light." --Joyce Kornblatt, "This Ruined House: A Meditation of Beauty"

“I have to see that there is a space between thoughts. A void that is reality, and I need to remain as long as possible in this space. Then another kind of thinking appears, clear and intelligent, a thought of another level, another dimension.” From the excerpt: “Another Vision” taken from the book “The Reality of Being,” by Jeanne de Salzmann.