Two Quotes about Circles

“People often say, ‘Meditation is all very well, but what does it have to do with my life?’ What it has to do with your life is that perhaps through this simple practice of paying attention – giving loving-kindness to your speech and your actions and the movements of your mind – you begin to realize that you’re always standing in the middle of a sacred circle, and that’s your whole life. This room is not the sacred circle. Wherever you go for the rest of your life, you’re always in the middle of the universe and the circle is always around you. Everyone who walks up to you has entered that sacred space, and it’s not an accident. Whatever comes into the space is there to teach you.”  ~Pema Chödron (via)

“Remember: no matter where you go, there you are.”  ~Buckaroo Banzai (via)

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  1. love it! that second one really made me smile; it was one of my Dad’s favorite sayings!

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