People don’t know to make a leaf, but they know how to destroy one.
You want to find out a mode of renunciation that will be an escape from pain. I tell you again, there is no such escape possible except by perverting or mutilating one’s nature. What would become of me, if I tried to escape pain? Scorn and cynicism would be my only opium; unless I could fall into some kind of conceited madness, and fancy myself a favourite of Heaven because I am not a favourite with men.
The Abenaki also believe that there are some people who live between the animal world and the human world, never fully belonging to either one.
Daily walk in nature brings tranquility to one’s life.
Love is what stands in the way of self discovery, try not to find, it will find you.
The moment you realise your nature is love, you’ll stop looking for a reason to express love.