The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.
Love makes every space sacred and every moment meaningful…
Love is the magician of the universe. It creates everything out of nothing.
I just want to get a Ph.D. in love.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
Love is a choice you make from moment to moment.
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
You never lose by loving, you lose by holding back.
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.
If you don't develop your skill at enjoying what you have, you won't be any happier when you get more.
No job is a good job if it isn't good for you.
Women need real moments of solitude and self reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
A wise word is more rare than the green emerald, and one can find the word of wisdom even amongst the slave girls making grain.
Silence and solitude are confrontational. They plunge us instantly into the truth.
In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body.
Your own Self- realization is the greatest service you can render the world.
I invite people to examine their lives without negativity, knowing that it's scary, but that not doing it is even scarier.
All relationships are your mirrors and all people are your teachers.
A lot of people don't know what they want or they want much less than they deserve.
Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate.
Men are just as sensitive, and in some ways more sensitive, than women are.
If you let your mind talk you out of things that aren't logical, you're going to have a very boring life. Because grace isn't logical. Love isn't logical. Miracles aren't logical.
Silence has a regenerative power of its own. It is always sacred. It always returns you home.
They're basically moments in which you're in touch with the meaning of life, when your relationship to the rest of the universe makes sense.
All addictions have one thing in common- they numb you out to what is happening in the moment.
When you live with constant gratitude, your life will become a living prayer.
in all codependent relationships, the rescuer needs the victim as much as the victim needs the rescuer.
No one betrays us as much in our lives as we betray ourselves.
What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning.
Your passion is your true power. The more you discover and express your passion for life, the more irresistible you will become to others.
Life isn't supposed to be easy. It is designed to be challenging so that you will grow into a more conscious, loving human being.
When will you know you have enough, and what will you do then?
The moment in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming, is where the dance of life really takes place.
When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.
It is not our difficulties or our suffering alone that makes us wise. It is what we add to them-patience, perseverance, compassion, courage, love. From this combination, our priceless pearls of wisdom grow.
The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.