Wisdom is a love affair with questions, knowledge a love affair with answers …...– Julio Olalla - Founder, Newfield Network Quoted in Nic Askew’s 78 Seconds
If the path before you is clear, you’re probably on someone else’s.– Joseph Campbell (via theorthodoxheretic)
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go...– Groucho Marx (via silas216)
Religion is populated by people who are afraid of hell. Spirituality begins when...– Richard Rohr, On the Threshold of Transformation
It is easier to produce ten volumes of philosophical writings than to put one...– Leo Tolstoy (via azspot)
A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public;...– Søren Kierkegaard (via theorthodoxheretic)
Love without courage and wisdom is sentimentality, as with the ordinary church...– Ammon Hennacy (via azspot)
Why would a man, secure and happy with his life, descend calmly and confidently...– Richard Rohr, On the Threshold of Transformation
What we desire enough, we are likely to get, because God plants within us the...– Richard Rohr, On the Threshold of Transformation
The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your action will...– Dalai Lama XIV (via nakedofbliss)
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense...– Martin Luther King, Jr. (via lovinganarchist)
Men usually hope that they can avoid birth pangs by making an end run around...– Richard Rohr, On the Threshold of Transformation
Love is hard to believe, ask any lover. Life is hard to believe, ask any...– Yann Martel, Life of Pi (via theorthodoxheretic)
I met Jesus when I was a little boy. And then again when I was a teenager. And...– Carl Medearis, Speaking of Jesus: The Art of Not-Evangelism
The liberal class at once was betrayed and betrayed itself. And it now functions...– Chris Hedges, Why Liberal Sellouts Attack Prophets Like Cornel West
I’m a Christian, so I affirm the inspiration of the Bible. If I were a...– Brian McLaren, Q & R - Quran: Divinely Inspired?
Heinrich Zimmer said, “The best things cannot be talked about, and the...– Richard Rohr, On the Threshold of Transformation
Too often marketers take a product and try to invent a campaign. Much more...– Seth Godin, A marketing lesson from the apocalypse
Most of us men approach the gospel message not as it is, but as we are. For...– Richard Rohr, On the Threshold of Transformation
An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A...– George Orwell (via azspot) And the amazing thing is Richard Rohr would tell us this is the way it must be if there is any hope of transformation! (miketodd07)
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But here is the tragedy — every day does count. And people should have...– Paul Raushenbush, Desiring the End of the World
This (International Monetary Fund) guy, this Dominique Strauss-Kahn, spent the...– BILL MAHER, Real Time (via inothernews)
Jesus said that his followers should be “the salt and light of the...– Richard Rohr, On the Threshold of Transformation
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.– Oscar Wilde (via theorthodoxheretic)
A truly creative Creator would surely be disappointed in an experiment which...– David Brin, Whose Rapture?
But, as always, the call for nonviolence stops at the US and its supposed...– Obama boldly calls for others to be nonviolent—but not the US (via azspot)
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Peace by way of war is like purity by way of fornication.– Derek Webb, My Enemies Are Men Like Me
In the United States, when world wheat prices rise by 75 percent, as they have...– The New Geopolitics of Food (via azspot)
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Many films diminish us. They cheapen us, masturbate our senses, hammer us with...– Roger Ebert (via azspot)
[T]he gospel has to be preached first of all to the poor people (Luke 4:18),...– Richard Rohr, On the Threshold of Transformation
I also hate the language of mission, because it starts with an ‘us’ who has...– Cheryl Lawrie, On why i hate inclusion
The rich are limited by their wealth, the powerful are victimized by their high...– Richard Rohr
Christians are often the worst of all in promoting a national security state...– Richard Rohr
Who looks you in the eye and says, “given your skills, you could do...– Seth Godin, Who is making you uncomfortable?