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Some Thoughts About Forgiveness From Various Authors

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”

Mahatma Gandhi (All Men are Brothers: Autobiographical Reflections (Impacts)

“To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.” … 62 more words


Some Thoughts About Listening From Various Authors

“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.”

Harper Lee (To Kill A Mockingbird)

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens”

Jimi Hendrix… 112 more words


The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.
-Marcus Tullius Cicero


Zen Master Zenkei Shibayama on Real Experience

However great the conceptual knowledge and understanding might be, in the face of real experience, concepts are like flakes of snow fallen on a burning fire.
Zen Master Zenkei Shibayama


Quotations : Rainbow in the Cloud, The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou

A few quotations from Rainbow in the Cloud by Maya Angelou that I especially liked:

p33 “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try to understand each other, we may even become friends.” 108 more words

Great Familiarity

But it was what was in Decker’s eyes that spooked him, and Behr wasn’t someone who spooked: nothing.  There was just a depthless black that conveyed great familiarity with pain, violence, and death. 9 more words