Only from the Heart…can you Touch the Sky.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jul 7, 2012
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Notion of the Day.

In Buddhism, we call it the principle of “Heaven, Earth and Human.” It’s our job to connect the grounded, practical, earthy quality of…yes…earth…with the creativity, vision and brilliance of heaven—through our genuine, open, grounded heart.

The above photo & quote comes from Robert Sturman, a featured photographer on Mind Body Green, Positively Positive, and elephant (and, recently, the NY Times).


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat.” Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword’s Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by “Greatist”, Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: “the mindful life” beyond the choir & to all those who didn’t know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


2 Responses to “Only from the Heart…can you Touch the Sky.”

  1. Mamaste says:

    Just intro'd on FB to: Culture, Enlightened & I'm NOt Spiritual.
    (Of course I did.)

  2. […] Got pre-game jitters? Shake it out, with a smile. In Buddhism, before a big moment—applying for a job, a first date, a loan application…we reconnect with heaven, earth and human. […]

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