Saturday, June 29, 2013

Weekend Zen, June 29-30




The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something.
       ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Friday, June 28, 2013

Daily Zen - Friday, June 28




In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities; in the expert's mind, there are few.

~Shunryu Suzuki

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Daily Zen - Thursday, June 27




As we learn to have compassion for ourselves, the circle of compassion for others becomes wider.

~ Pema Chodron

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Daily Zen - Wednesday, June 26



After years of being who we truly were only in the privacy of our homes or with a few friends, we were out in the world, under the sky, no longer pretending.

~ Norman Sunshine 
(author, Double Life: The Story of a Fifty Year Marriage)

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013

Daily Zen - Monday, June 24




I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.
  ~ Herman Melville

Friday, June 21, 2013

Daily Zen - Friday, June 21




I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. 

~ John Muir




As I reflect on Muir's words on this first day of summer, I think what he was trying to say is GET THE HELL OUTSIDE this weekend...and enjoy the summertime.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Daily Zen - Wednesday, June 19




It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.

  ~ Louis Sachar

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Daily Zen - Tuesday, June 18






We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.

 ~ Carlos Castaneda

Monday, June 17, 2013

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Weekend Zen, June 15-16




Nobody is perfect, and in the end, affection is always greater than perfection.

~ Ritu Ghatourey

Friday, June 14, 2013

Daily Zen - Friday, June 14




Seek opportunities to show you care. The smallest gestures often make the biggest difference.

~ John Wooden

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Daily Zen - Thursday, June 13




It is not for me to judge another man's life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.

 ~ Hermann Hesse

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Daily Zen - Tuesday, June 11




It's nice to look up to people, but the more you try to be somebody else, the less you are of yourself.

~ Joe Montana

Monday, June 10, 2013

Daily Zen - Monday, June 10




Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.

 ~ Robert Frost

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Weekend Zen, June 8-9




The main thing is to keep to the faith, to endure, to help each other when we stumble or tire, to weep and press on.

~ Mary Richards

Friday, June 7, 2013

Daily Zen - Friday, June 7




Take the risk of thinking for yourself, much more happiness, truth, beauty, and wisdom will come to you that way.

~ Christopher Hitchens

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Daily Zen - Thursday, June 6




Don’t be intimidated by other people’s opinions. Only mediocrity is sure of itself, so take risks and do what you really want to do.
               ~ Paulo Coelho 

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Daily Zen - Wednesday, June 5




The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Monday, June 3, 2013

Daily Zen - Monday, June 3




There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

~ Jawaharlal Nehru

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Weekend Zen, June 1-2




Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
                                      ~ Walt Whitman