The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step

“Is there anything I can do to make myself Enlightened?”

Student: “Is there anything I can do to make myself Enlightened?”

Teacher: “As little as you can do to make the sun rise in the morning.”

Student: “Then what use are the spiritual exercises you prescribe?”

Teacher: “To make sure you are not asleep when the sun begins to rise.”

~Anthony de Mello

Source: Tao & Zen

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  1. Reblogged this on Gr8fullsoul.

    October 5, 2016 at 6:48 pm

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