In just 20 words Jesus effaced the Ten Commandments…or, in view of how these commandments are actually lived out, the Ten Suggestions. He said: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul and with all your mind.” This is what Anonymous called “naked intent,” when all of life is devoted to one supreme love.
When our minds are still and our hearts quiet, life moves toward us.
How does your heart garden grow? In silence.
We have three operational centres: Mind thinks, Heart feels, Body acts. We know this because they change. (We cannot see what does not change.) After waxing and waning, the centres shut down. This does not affect us.
Meister Eckhart: “You must have an exalted mind and a burning heart in which, nevertheless, reigns silent stillness.”