A lot depends on my commitment to listening and my intention to stay coherent with this note. It is only when my life is tuned to my note that I can lay life's mysterious and holy music without tainting it with my own discordance, my own bitterness, resentment, agendas, and fears.
-- Rachel Naomi Remen
(in Divine Sparks: Collected Wisdom of the Heart,
edited by Karen Speerstra)