Category Archives: Eckhart speaks

Listening to Eckhart

Seeking what is there…

“The present moment has always been available to spiritual seekers, but as long as you are seeking you are not available to the present moment. “Seeking” implies that you are looking to the future for some answer, or for some … Continue reading

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What keeps us alive

  What keeps us alive, what allows us to endure? I think it is the hope of loving, or being loved. I heard a fable once about the sun going on a journey to find its source, and how the … Continue reading

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One thing

“He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment.” Meister Eckhart (b 1260, d 1328)

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Compassion

“You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.” Meister Eckhart Contemplate this quote. I came upon it today and it struck a chord in me. I sat there for quite … Continue reading

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To end suffering

To end the misery that has afflicted the human condition for thousands of years, you have to start with yourself and take responsibility for you inner state at any given moment. That means now. Eckhart Tolle

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The secret of Life

” Death is a stripping away of all that is not you. The secret of life is to “die before you die” — and find that there is no death. “ Eckhart Tolle “The Power of Now”

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Counsel

  Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure Meister Eckhart (b 1260 d 1328)

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One with all

Identification with your mind creates an opaque screen of concepts, labels, images, words, judgments, and definitions that blocks all true relationship. It comes between you and yourself, between you and your fellow man and woman, between you and nature, between … Continue reading

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Enlightenment

The word enlightenment conjures up the idea of some superhuman accomplishment, and the ego likes to keep it that way, but it is simply your natural state of felt oneness with Being. It is a state of connectedness with something … Continue reading

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Eckhart speaks

There exists only the present instant… a Now which always and without end is itself new. There is no yesterday nor any tomorrow, but only Now, as it was a thousand years ago and as it will be a thousand … Continue reading

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