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This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Alan Watts (via inutileune)

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Reality is here all the time, waiting for us to wake up to its rawness and beauty, waiting for us to step out of our mind, out of our limited perspective and waiting for us to directly experience the aliveness and wonder of Life.
Craig Holliday - Fully Human Fully Divine (via iamyouis)

(via psychodellomellojello)

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It is a thousand times better to make every kind of mistake than to slide into the habit of hesitation, of uncertainty, of indecision.
Aleister Crowley, Magick Without Tears (via chirotus)

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Ego needs constant support because it isn’t real. We don’t have to keep saying, “This is a house. This is a big house. This is an old house.” It’s obvious. But the ego doesn’t and therefore it needs constant confirmation.
Ayya Khema (via thebigelectron)

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Scratch the surface of impatience and what you will find lying beneath it, subtly or not so subtly, is anger
Jon Kabat-Zinn (Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life)

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Anyone who has become entranced by the sound of water drops in the darkness of a ruin can attest to the extraordinary capacity of the ear to carve a volume into the void of darkness. The space traced by the ear becomes a cavity sculpted in the interior of the mind.
Steven Holl, Questions Of Perception: Phenomenology Of Architecture (via rchtctrstdntblg)

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