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Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Letting Go

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    Theme for Contemplation: Letting Go

    “One can learn to live in a state of learning and letting go – learning joyously and vigorously, while at the same time letting go of the fickle, fearful and furtive self.”

    — Aquarian Almanac

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Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Letting Go

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    September 3, 2015  Theme for Contemplation: Letting Go

    “And when after having divested thyself of the mortal body, thou arrivest in the most pure Aether, thou shalt be a God, immortal, incorruptible.”

    — Pythagoras

    “No man can swim ashore can carry his baggage with him.”

    — Seneca

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    September 4, 2016   Theme for Contemplation: Letting Go

    “Empty the boat, O Bhikku; when emptied it will go lightly.”

                      — Buddha

    “It is not possible with mortal mind to search out the purposes of the gods.”

                      — Pindar

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    September 5,  2016  Theme for Contemplation: Letting Go

    “So for the hair’s breath of time assigned to thee, live rationally, and part with life cheerfully, as drops the ripe olive, extolling the season that bore it and the tree that matured it.”      — Marcus Aurelius

    “We are God’s stewards all, naught of our own we bear.     — Thomas Chatterton

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    September 6,  2016     Theme for Contemplation:  Letting Go

    “In the midst of the tragic recitals there remained that something in the souls… which has been called the great revelation of tragedy, or sometimes the great illusion of tragedy — that which has power in its own right to make life acceptable and at rare moments even beautiful.

    —Jane Addams

    It is not difficult to give up our rights.  They are often external.  The difficult thing is to give up ourselves.

    — Henry Drummond

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    September, 2016     Theme for Contemplation: Letting Go

     

     “Without expectation or present possession, and aloof from any pleasures of a remembered past, he lives indifferent to all.

    — Valmiki

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    September 8, 2016   Theme for Contemplation:  Letting Go

    “The Holy Spirit does not descend  until the abode of the heart and the soul has been purified and purged of all impurity.”

    — Robert Fludd

    “Live neither in the present nor the future, but in the eternal.”

    — Light on the Path

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    September 9, 2016  Theme for Contemplation: Letting Go

    “Let nothing disturb thee,

    Nothing afright thee;

    All things are passing.

    — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    “The strongest warriors are these two — Time and Patience.”

    — Leo Tolstoy

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    Thank you for the quote from Longfellow.  This is a thought I most needed today.  And thank you, very much, for this wise forum.  I love it!

     

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