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High standards

High standards, originally uploaded by colbyh. "Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else, too." -Meryl Streep


into the sunset., originally uploaded by ::reflecting truth::. Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
~ Mohandas Gandhi

Compassion for the masses

Compassion for the masses, originally uploaded by colbyh. “Compassion doesn’t mean feeling sorry for people. It doesn’t mean pity. It means putting yourself in the position of the other, learning about the other, learning what’s motivating the other, learning about their grievances..." - Karen Armstrong

Anam Cara

It's all about what you wanted, originally uploaded by Marthe Hagen. The Journey

One day you finally knew
what you had to do, and began,
though the voices around you
kept shouting
their bad advice-
though the whole house
began to tremble
and you felt the old tug
at your ankles.
“Mend my life!”
each voice cried.
But you didn’t stop.
You knew what you had to do,
though the wind pried
with its stiff fingers
at the very foundations,
though their melancholy
was terrible.
It was already late
enough, and a wild night,
and the road full of fallen
branches and stones.
But little by little,
as you left their voices behind,
the stars began to burn
through the sheets of clouds,
and there was a new voice
which you slowly
recognized as your own,
that kept you company
as you strode deeper and deeper
into the world,
determined to do
the only thing you could do–
determined to save
the onl…

Seek and ye shall find

Fog, originally uploaded by George Krause. Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought.
~ Matsu Basho