Meri Walker
Location: ashland, oregon, United States
Traditions: Buddhism, Christianity, Interfaith, Humanism, New Age, Unitarian, Universal Ethics, Sufism
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Out of the very mud itself, the beauty of the lotus arises.

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All I ever wanted was to become a wise and loving old lady. As I continue aging, the more I notice this desire informing my everyday life. What I want is to leave a legacy of deep joy, appreciation, gratitude, creativity, and curiosity in the hearts... more
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No battle is ever won, he said. They are not even fought. The field only reveals to man his own folly and despair, and victory is an illusion of philosophers and fools.

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Whoever believes in the good in people, draws forth the good in people. .

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If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

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There's a part of every living thing that wants to become itself, the tadpole into the frog, the chrysalis into the butterfly, a damaged human being into a whole one. That is spirituality.

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I got half-a-dozen paintings from that shattered plate.

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gratefulness.org
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All the world’s major religions, with their emphasis on love, compassion, patience, tolerance, and forgiveness can and do promote inner values. But the reality of the world today is that grounding ethics in religion is no longer adequate. This is why I am increasingly convinced that the time has come to find a way of thinking about spirituality and ethics beyond religion altogether.

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Sometimes, in order to be happy in the present moment, you have to be willing to give up hope for a better past.

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Life does not accommodate you; it shatters you. Every seed destroys its container, or else there would be no fruition.

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Since my house burned down I now own a better view of the rising moon.

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All knowledge is partial, infinitesimally partial. Reason is a net thrown out into an ocean. What truth it brings in is a fragment, a glimpse, a scintillation of the whole truth.

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Four Ways to Forgiveness
Page "A Man of the People" p.156
Published by Harper Collins , New York, New York , 2004
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