Winter in Amsterdam, 1917.

It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.
Eckhart Tolle (via i3elle)
We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.
C.S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory (via mastercontrol)
When you think everything is someone else’s fault, you will suffer a lot.
14th Dalai Lama (via seedsofwisdom)
Why Everyone Should Try Meditation


To understand meditation in a nutshell, go get a camera and take two pictures of the same thing.

For the first, hold your camera as still as possible, and take a picture.

For the second, shake your camera back and forth as fast as you can while you snap the photo.

The difference between the…