"Before making decisions, ask yourself: Is this beneficial to myself and the globe long term? Is this a short sighted quick fix that only further delays getting to the end goal? Does this align or contradict with the point and purpose this decision is attempting to serve? How will this decision radiate more subtly/ what is the ripple effect of this decision/ action?"
"One small step in the right direction is more productive than a marathon in the wrong direction."
I think of the military and police as professional bullies. The only thing they serve and protect these days is the oppressive, destructive and ego-driven powers that be.
It always surprises me how researching a topic and questioning everything isn’t just common instinct. Or is it and do most people have it beaten out of them along their path of indoctrination?
I think it is really funny when people say something is unnatural. Everything is natural! Everything derives from nature.
"Silence is a garden of thought."
— Amir Al Mumineen, Imam Ali (as)
(Source: alscientist, via quietpersistence)
"Being solitary is being alone well: being alone immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your own presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement."
— ~Alice Koller (via artpropelled)
Put your phone down. Go on an outing without it. Wake up an smell the flowers instead of playing Candy Crush Saga.
Be compassionate to fear. Cultivate the perfect loving space where ‘there is nothing to fear’ isn’t just a comforting sentence, but a deep realization.
There is nothing to fear. Really.