Amid the diversity of the world in the churning of the ocean of change and movement, through the stream of life and death, in the perpetual motion of the dance of creation, lies the secret of inner peace. Ponder it in depth of your heart.
"God is beautiful and loves beauty," but unless we know where to look we will never find God's beauty. In His compassion he sends each of us a messenger to lift us above ourselves along the right path.
Unless a grain of wheat dies, it cannot rise up and bear fruit. And unless the wheat is first broken and crushed, it cannot form the bread to give us life.
God's word is Truth. It Leads us from darkness into light, across troubled seas of division and sorrows to the fullness of life beyond.
Each of us is called to become a Buddha an Awakened One to give birth to the realization of the interconnectedness of all things and the compassion of seeking to remove suffering from one another's.
Each of us bears the seed of life in us. By stripping ourselves of selfishness and arrogance, we will learn to respect the seed of life in all creation.
Fire purifies, gives warmth, sheds light. We must be able to bear the purity of truth, the warmth of Fellowshoip and the light Goodness in the fiery crucible of our lives.
The word of the Teacher of Truth teaches us to be warriors in the cause of righteousness. Let us destroy delusion and hatred with the arrows of truth and kindness.
It is through darkness that we come to the Light, in silence that we know how to speak wise words, through the pain of strife that we learn to appreciate harmony,and the incompleteness of ourselves that we grow in togetherness.
"The pilgrimage on foot was the immemorial rite of the abolishing of differences…..To know this was to reconcile oneself with time, to reconcile all times with all other time."