"This is my passion right now. The moment of the deepest
recognition (whether it happens to you over 100 moments or in one
moment) is just the beginning. Realizing one's true nature-that's just
the beginning. Then it becomes about embodying that in one's human life
and in the world. No one can do that for us. That's what I would like to
offer people: the message that we have to do this ourselves, and, we
can. We have the ability. Since 'the way' is unique, there comes a time
when we need to leave behind the teacher and teachings. There's a
marvelous quote by Osho about this. He says that you have to find your
own source, not be a follower, an imitator."
Excerpt from Ordinary
Women Extraordinary Wisdom: the Feminine Face of Awakening
by Rita Marie Robinson
"Awakening is not an event, its an ever-deepening unfoldment into living and embodying our divine essence in a fully human
"Concepts themselves aren't a 'problem'. Suffering arises when we believe
concepts without inquiring directly into their validity. We can go beyond
suffering through investigating the truth of our living experience instead of
believing the mind's interpretation of what is."
"Something seems to be happening at this
about celebrating our humanness. Its about realizing that a human being is an
art form. It's about allowing this human experience to be the rich, lush,
dramatic, painful, ecstatic experience that it is. "