Friday, July 22, 2011

Buddhist Quote~ Two Mistakes Along the Road to Truth...



"There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth,
not going all the way, and not starting."
~Buddha

There's an obvious theme running here in my Buddhist quotes these days,
Truth.

I find that I cannot do without it in my relationships. 
Not truth as weapon but as healing, creative energy; 
to be allowed to birth one's truth,
to hear and feel the refreshing ripples in waves of honesty,
not the dead, dank air of a storage locker where tired, used old phrases 
and unspoken rules lay covered, waiting in mossy darkness. 

But a sharing as exquisitely rich and lush as the blessed song of any mountain stream 
or the tiny, flapping wings of a sun-drenched, blossoming meadow. 

Truth can be difficult, painful, heartbreaking,
but like the stretching of birth,
it can bring joy, creation, forward motion.
Magic. 

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SUCH WONDERFUL QUOTES....and beautiful reflections my dear....how TRUE is this...Anita

annechovie said...

Truth is something that we cannot do well without! xo