Not where I was born but where it goes well with me is my home.
— Kanuuri in Wisdom of the African World edited by Reginald McKnight
Q: Is there anything I can do to make myself enlightened?
A: As little as you can do to make the sun rise in the morning.
Q: Then of what use are the spiritual exercises you prescribe?
A: To make sure you are not asleep when the sun begins to rise.
— Anthony de Mello in One Minute Wisdom
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
— Antoine de Saint-Exupery, French writer
Open to the Spirit in all faiths.
— Bede Griffiths, Christian mystic and interspiritual pioneer
Each soul is unique and each soul has been wounded or lost in a unique way. Therefore each soul has to follow its own path of soul-healing and soul-making.
— Michael Grosso, American independent scholar and philosopher
Within all the spiritual traditions, short and sweet wisdom abounds: from mantras and blessings to 12-step slogans and proverbs, and more. As philosopher George Santayana once said: "To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired." In this blog, I will take up the quest for small seeds of spiritual wisdom, which can be found everywhere if we keep our eyes and ears open. More