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 Joan Borysenko - “The Dark Night of the Soul-between no longer and not yet”
 Joan Borysenko - “Because gratification of a desire leads to the temporary stilling of the mind and the experience of the peaceful, joyful Self it's no wonder that we get hooked on thinking that happiness comes from the satisfaction of desires. This is the meaning of the old adage, ''Joy is not in things, it is in us.''”
 Joan Borysenko - “Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.”
 Joan Borysenko - “The question is not whether we will die, but how we will live.”
 Joan Borysenko - “Forgiveness is not the misguided act of condoning irresponsible, hurtful behavior. Nor is it a superficial turning of the other cheek that leaves us feeling victimized and martyred. Rather it is the finishing of old business that allows us to experience the present, free of contamination from the past.”
 Joan Borysenko - “When we are capable of living in the moment free from the tyranny of 'shoulds,' free from the nagging sensation that this moment isn'tright, we will have peaceful hearts.”