As one particle of dust contains thousands of sutras, so the wisdom of all Buddhas is complete in the bodies of ordinary people who do not realize it.
(Found on the always-provocative blog of David Elpern, Cell2Soul, under his title, Source of all Knowledge)
There is doubt, and there is certainty —
There are ordinary people and there are saints, Buddhas, gurus —
Or are there? Are we, every one of us, capable of extraordinary beauty, and wisdom, and kindness — if only we realized it?
Is that, perhaps, what enlightenment ultimately is — realization of the oneness and infiniteness of everything, including ourselves? Here is an image to suit the thought, taken by photographer Seàn Duggan, which I am titling, The Buddha with Your Face: