Wherever you are, just try being the host. You will always be home. Linji Yixuan
“…Wherever you go for rest of your life, you’re always in the middle of the universe and the circle is always around you. Everyone who walks up to you has entered that sacred space, and it’s not an accident. Whatever cones into the space is there to teach you… ” Pema Chodron
The test of a true leader, and the test of a great spiritual leader, comes when the quest for truth and excellence demands that he or she lead people where they would rather not go.
If you follow your heart, you’re going to feel better than if you hold back due to fear….
Waking up this morning, I smile.
Twenty-four brand new hours are before me.
I vow to live fully in each moment
and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.
–Thich Nhat Hanh
Failure opens an unguarded, vulnerable, and wide open space.
And from that space the best part of ourselves comes out.