Connie
Location: Plymouth, Wisconsin, United States
Traditions: Buddhism, Christianity, Humanism, New Age, Native American, Freethought, Taoism
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- "It's impossible," said pride. "It's risky," said experience. "It's pointless," said reason. "Give it a try," whispered the heart.

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Health is the best gift, contentment is the best wealth, trust the best kinsman, nirvana the greatest joy

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The Dhammapada
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Your own self is your master, who else could be? With yourself well controlled, you gain a master very hard to find.

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The Dhammapada
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With beauty before me, may I walk; with beauty behind me, may I walk; with beauty above me, may I walk; with beauty below me, may I walk; with beauty all around me, may I walk. Wandering on a trail of beauty, lively, I walk.

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It is time for us to take off our masks, to step out from behind our personas — whatever they might be: educators, activists, biologists, geologists, writers, farmers, ranchers, and bureaucrats — and admit we are lovers, engaged in an erotics of place. Loving the land. Honoring its mysteries. Acknowledging, embracing the spirit of place — there is nothing more legitimate and there is nothing more true. That is why we are here. That is why we do what we do. There is nothing intellectual about it. We love the land. It is a primal affair.

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The Erotics of Place: Yellowstone
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A lifetime may not be long enough to attune ourselves fully to the harmony of the universe. But just to become aware that we can resonate with it -- that alone can be like waking up from a dream.

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One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.

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It is true that we are called to create a better world. But we are first of all called to a more immediate and exalted task: that of creating our own lives.

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The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with nature.

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The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope.

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