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"If three people meet and one of them is keeping inner peace, the second is giving thanks to God in sickness, the third is serving others from an unselfish motive, those three are performing the same work. "

- Abba Poimen

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"Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way. "

- American Indian

""Is there anything that I can do to make myself enlightened?" "As little as you can do to make the sun rise in the morning." "Then of what use are the spiritual exercises you prescribe?" "To make sure you are not asleep when the sun begins to rise." "

- Anthony De Mello

"If you persist in trying to attain what is never attained (It is Tao's Gift!), If you persist in making effort to obtain what effort cannot get, If you persist in reasoning about what cannot be understood, You will be destroyed by the very thing you seek. To know when to stop, To know when you can get no further by your own action, This is the right beginning! "

- Thomas Merton

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"I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope. For hope would be hope for the wrong thing. "

- T. S. Eliot

"I was born when all I once feared, I could love. "

- Rabia Of Basra

"Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less. "

- C. S. Lewis

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