In Taoist philosophy, 'yin' is the feminine principle, representing the forces of earth, while 'yang' is the masculine principle, representing spirit.
Just as you wouldn't leave the house without taking a shower, you shouldn't start the day without at least 10 minutes of sacred practice: prayer, meditation, inspirational reading.
The goal of spiritual practice is full recovery, and the only thing you need to recover from is a fractured sense of self.
Use each interaction to be the best, most powerful version of yourself.
One of the shocks of a 50th birthday is realizing the fundamental fact that your youth is irrevocably over.
We have allowed an unholy alliance of government -- the new monarchy -- and corporate influence -- the new aristocracy -- to take control of events in a way that would have made our Founders shudder.
We tend to lack humility toward love, to patronize it rather than bow before it, to put mundane considerations before the emotional need to hold someone in our arms.
As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.
If I choose to bless another person, I will always end up feeling more blessed.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
Abraham Lincoln went through 12 generals before he got Ulysses S. Grant. He had never done a Civil War before.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
Each of us has an inner room where we can visit to be cleansed of fear-based thoughts and feelings. This room, the holy of holies, is a sanctuary of light.
I think of prayer as a spiritual lifeline back to where I most want to be.
Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
I trust that when people meet, we meet for a transcendent reason, and that the challenges we face in life are always lessons that serve our soul's growth.
The key to abundance is meeting limited circumstances with unlimited thoughts.
It doesn't take money to turn off the television and cultivate real bonding time.
The daughters of God don't brake for jerks.
The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive.
In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.
Some pain is simply the normal grief of human existence. That is pain that I try to make room for. I honor my grief.
The holidays are only holy if we make them so.