Entries by Carol O'Connor

Infinite Peace

“Herein lies the whole secret of existence. Waves may roll over the surface and tempests rage, but deep down there is a stratum of infinite calmness, infinite peace and infinite bliss.”

Infinite Bliss

“Potentially, each one of us has that infinite ocean of Existence, Knowledge, and Bliss as our birthright, our real nature; and the difference between us is caused by the greater or lesser power to manifest the divine.”

Infinite Chain

“Man found out ages ago that the soul is not bound or limited by the senses, no not even by consciousness. We have to understand that this consciousness is only the name of one link in the infinite chain.”

How to Choose

A young man approached the abbot of a monastery and said, “I am willing to leave everything. Please, take me as a disciple.”

The abbot asked him, “How does a man choose his path?”

“Through sacrifice. A path that demands sacrifice is a true path.”

The abbot bumped into a bookcase. A very rare vase fell down and the young man threw himself to the floor to catch it. He fell the wrong way and broke his arm, but was able to save the vase…

Compassion

“It is important not to allow ourselves to be put off by the magnitude of others’ suffering. The misery of millions is not a cause for pity. Rather it is a cause for compassion.”…

End of Day

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can…