It is one of the gifts of great spiritual teachers to make things simple. It is one of the gifts of their followers to complicate them again. Often we need to scrape away the accumulated complications of a master’s message in order to hear the kernel of what they said. (24)
Drew, your enemies can mess your life up,’ he said. ‘Or they can make it easy for you to do it to yourself.’
For most of my life I had operated under a simple schematic of winning and losing, but cancer was teaching me a tolerance for ambiguities.
Translating from #cat is easy – you just ignore everything, then you decide what you want it to have said, thought, or wanted.
I will never go back. For the simple reason that all the Russia I need, after all, is with me–always with me. Her literature, her language, my own Russian childhood. I will never return, I will never surrender.
My experiences have taught me that things rarely improve with a simple change of scenery.
I had a dream about you last night… you kept meowing at people and licking yourself it was not unlike you normally.
A simple truth delivered in kindness may be the impetus that ignites a passionate fire in another’s soul and goes on to become the source of motivation for positive change.
NO MYSTERY There’s no mystery to turning pro. It’s a decision brought about by an act of will. We make up our minds to view ourselves as pros and we do it. Simple as that.
If you’re capable of simple truth, just spit it out.