"It is difficult to see the picture when you are
inside of the frame." -- Author Unknown
"To attain knowledge, add things every day.
To attain wisdom, remove things every day." -- Lao Tzu
"Where is the life we've lost in living?
Where is the wisdom we've lost in knowledge?
Where is the knowledge we've lost in information?" -- T. S. Eliot
"Don't seek the truth; just drop your opinions." -- Zen saying
"More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use." -- Antoine De Saint-Exupery
"When you have compassion and surrender to your own heart, you are surrendering to the hidden power in your heart, God. When you surrender your head to your heart, you allow your heart to give you a wider, higher intelligence perspective. Remember the phrase, 'The real teacher is within you.' Very simply, that teacher is to be found in the common sense of your own heart." -- Sara Paddison
"A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power." -- Mark Rutherford "
"An humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning." -- Thomas Kempis
Is life getting just too complicated? Do you
feel absolutely overwhelmed with
information? With the information explosion
that's upon us, it's clear that we can't
logically figure everything out. We also
can't control so many influences. So what
are we to do?
SURRENDER! Shakti Gawain says that our life journey is "a process that flourishes in a spirit of acceptance, compassion and adventure." We might try on some new perspectives:
The more convoluted our thinking, the more
we're trapped in our minds. The more we're
trapped in our heads, the less present we
are to reality. Life is really too much for
the ego. And when life brings the ego to its
knees in surrender, the intuitive heart can
When we connect with our hearts, we discover a part of us that is all-knowing. A part of us we can learn to trust. So take heart! As we continue to grow in consciousness, we increasingly see the bigger picture of life. We see more and more evidence of a higher power, of universal laws at work. We do begin to see clearly. And we gain the security to let go.
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