Monday, June 9, 2014

This week's blog quotes

To achieve is to be externally oriented but to attain deeper effects we need to let go of the attachment to accomplish anything.

Goal orientation and rapture are mutually exclusive in the present moment. Dave Cumes

Nature hides her secrets with consummate modesty and speaks usually in an unintelligible tongue.

Charles Huggins

We are all climbing toward the summit of our hearts desire. Should the other climber steal your sack and your purse and wax fat on the one and heavy on the other, you should pity him. The climbing will be harder for his flesh and the burden will make his way longer. And should you in your leanness see his flesh puffing upward, help him in a step. It will add to your swiftness. Anonymous

A man/women cannot live and temper his/her metal without honor. There is deep within him/her a sense of heroic quest and our modern way of life with its emphasis on security, its distrust of the unknown and its elevation of abstract collective values has repressed the heroic impulse to a degree that may produce the most dangerous consequences. L. Van der Post

The Hero/ine ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder. Fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won. The hero/ine comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his/her fellow human. J. Campbell

What wilderness does is present us with a blueprint  of what creation was about in the beginning when all the plants, trees & animals were magnetic, fresh from the hands of whatever created them.  

L. Van der Post

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