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Wherever You Go There You Are Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Wherever You Go There You Are
  1. #1
    “For men and women alike, this journey is a the trajectory between birth and death, a human life lived. No one escapes the adventure. We only work with it differently.”
  2. #2
    “Perhaps the most ‘spiritual’ thing any of us can do is simply to look through our own eyes, see with eyes of wholeness, and act with integrity and kindness.”
  3. #3
    “Give yourself permission to allow this moment to be exactly as it is, and allow yourself to be exactly as you are.”
  4. #4
    “We must be willing to encounter darkness and despair when they come up and face them, over and over again if need be, without running away or numbing ourselves in the thousands of ways we conjure up to avoid the unavoidable.”
  5. #5
    “To allow ourselves to be truly in touch with where we already are, no matter where that is, we have got to pause in our experience long enough to let the present moment sink in; long enough to actually feel the present moment, to see it in its fullness, to hold it in awareness and thereby come to know and understand it better.”
  6. #6
    “Meditation does not involve trying to change your thinking by thinking some more. It involves watching thought itself.”
  1. #7
    “If we hope to go anywhere or develop ourselves in any way, we can only step from where we are standing. If we don’t really know where we are standing... We may only go in circles...”
  2. #8
    “The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.”
  3. #9
    “Trust in your deepest strength of all: to be present, to be wakeful.”
  4. #10
    “Mindfulness practice means that we commit fully in each moment to be present; inviting ourselves to interface with this moment in full awareness, with the intention to embody as best we can an orientation of calmness, mindfulness, and equanimity right here and right now.”
  5. #11
    “Whatever you are thinking right now, that’s what’s on your mind. Whatever has happened to you, it has already happened. The important question is, how are you going to handle it? In other words, “Now what?”
  6. #12
    “Practice sharing the fullness of your being, your best self, your enthusiasm, your vitality, your spirit, your trust, your openness, above all, your presence. Share it with yourself, with your family, with the world.”

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  1. #13
    “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”
  2. #14
    “Meditation is the only intentional, systematic human activity, which at the bottom is about not trying to improve yourself or get anywhere else, but simply to realize where you already are.”
  3. #15
    “Intelligence is the door to freedom and alert attention is the mother of intelligence.”
  4. #16
    “At the deepest level, there is no giver, no gift, and no recipient... only the universe rearranging itself.”
  5. #17
    “If you stop trying to make yourself more than you are, out of fear that you are less than you are, whoever you really are will be a lot lighter and happier and easier to live with, too.”
  6. #18
    “Concentration is a cornerstone of mindfulness practice. Your mindfulness will only be as robust as the capacity of your mind to be calm and stable. Without calmness, the mirror of mindfulness will have an agitated and choppy surface and will not be able to reflect things with any accuracy.”
  7. #19
    “Allow yourself to feel whatever you are feeling. Notice any labels you attach to crying or feeling vulnerable. Let go of the labels. Just feel what you are feeling, all the while cultivating moment-to-moment awareness.”
  8. #20
    “Make a list of what is really important to you. Embody it.”
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