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To a disciple who was always seeking answers from him the Master said, "You have within yourself the answer to every question you propose -- if you only knew how to look for it."
Appearances (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
The Master always frowned on anything that seemed sensational. "The divine," he claimed, "is only found in the ordinary."
Being (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
"What must I do to attain holiness?" said a traveler.
"Follow your heart," said the Master.
Bondage (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
To a fearful religious visitor the Master said, "Why are you so anxious?"
"Lest I fail to attain Salvation."
Challenge (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
An easygoing disciple complained that he had never experienced the Silence that the Master frequently commended.
Detachment (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
It intrigued the disciples that the Master who lived so simply would not condemn his wealthy followers.
Distinction (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
The Master was strolling with some of his disciples along the bank of a river. He said, "See how the fish keep darting about wherever they please. That's what they really enjoy.
Get Rid of Fear (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
"How shall I rid myself of fear?"
I Am Making Progress (by: Author Unknown)
Confucius said, "When there is oneness, there are no preferences. When there is change, there is no constancy. If you have really attained this, then let me become your pupil."
I Created You! (by: Brian Cavanaugh, T.O.R.)
One day, as usually was the case, a young waif, a little girl, stood at the street corner begging for food, money or wathever she could get. Now this girl was wearing very tattered clothes; she was dirty and quite disheveled.
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