Monday, January 4, 2016

Be Awake!

Father Richard Rohr
"Religion is meant to teach us how to see and be present to reality. That's why the Buddha and Jesus say with one voice, Be awake. Jesus talks about "staying watchful" (Matthew 25:13, Luke 12:37, Mark 13:33-37), and the word 'Buddha' means I am awake in Sanskrit."
From: Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer.

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