Spirituality is not religion. It is a path for us to generate happiness, understanding, and love, so we can live deeply each moment of our life. Having a spiritual dimension in our lives does not mean escaping life or dwelling in a place of bliss outside this world but discovering ways to handle life’s difficulties and generate peace, joy, and happiness right where we are, on this beautiful planet.
Thich Nhat Hanh
from the book The Art of Living: Peace and Freedom in the Here and Now
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Further quotes from the book The Art of Living:
- To be
- We already have more than enough
- The art of creating a happy moment
- We all want to understand and to love