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The Power of Thought

One mustn't rehearse even in thought what one doesn't desire into existence. As what one is rehearsing is what one will further experience. ...in truth,  OdiliaCarmen

Hafez Hayyim

"In the last century, a tourist from the States visited the famous Polish rabbi, Hafez Hayyim. He was astonished to see that the rabbi’s home was only a simple room filled with books. The only furniture was a table and a bench.  “Rabbi, where is your furniture?” asked the tourist.   “Where is yours?” said Hafez.  “Mine? But I’m passing through. I’m only a visitor here.”  “So am I.”" from the book "Song Of The Bird" by Anthony de Mello ...in truth,  OdiliaCarmen

Isha Upanishad

also known as VAGASANEYI-SAMHITA-UPANISHAD, ISAVASYA or ISA-UPANISHAD for further details check  wikipedia 1. ALL this, whatsoever moves on earth, is to be hidden in the Lord (the Self). When thou hast surrendered all this, then thou mayest enjoy. Do not covet the wealth of any man! 2. Though a man may wish to live a hundred years, performing works, it will be thus with him; but not in any other way: work will thus not cling to a man. 3. There are the worlds of the Asuras covered with blind darkness. Those who have destroyed their self (who perform works, without having arrived at a knowledge of the true Self), go after death to those worlds. 4. That one (the Self), though never stirring, is swifter than thought. The Devas (senses) never reached it, it walked before them. Though standing still, it overtakes the others who are running. Matarisvan (the wind, the moving spirit) bestows powers on it. 5. It stirs and it stirs not; it is far, and likewise near. It is inside of all this, a