Monday, June 30, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, June 30



Spirit can walk, spirit can swim, 
spirit can climb, spirit can crawl. 
There is no terrain you cannot overcome.

~ Irisa Hail

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Weekend Zen, June 28-29




It is by practicing vulnerability of 
the heart that we discover courage.

~ Chogyam Trungpa

Friday, June 27, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, June 27




Yes, I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can 
only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is 
that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.

~ Oscar Wilde

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, June 26




Just don't give up trying to do what you really 
want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, 
I don't think you can go wrong.

~ Ella Fitzgerald

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, June 25




Wealth and popularity gained through unsavory
means are but clouds floating in the sky.

~ Confucius 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, June 24




Happiness is lighter than a feather, no one can grasp it.
Suffering is heavier than the earth, no one can let it go.

~ Chuang Tzu

Monday, June 23, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, June 23




If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.

~ Norman Vincent Peale 

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Friday, June 20, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, June 20




You're bound to become a Buddha if you practice. 
If water drips long enough, even rocks wear through.

~ Shih-Wu

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, June 18




When you realize how perfect everything is
you will tilt your head and laugh at the sky.

~ Buddha

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, June 17




People are capable, at any time in their lives, 
of doing what they dream of.

~ Paulo Coelho 

Monday, June 16, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, June 16



Jump into the dangerous current of the river, into civilization. Do not run away or hide in the mountains. 
Withdraw, but know how to return to others. 

~ Taisen Deshimaru

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Weekend Zen, June 14-15




I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. 
Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches. 

~ Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Friday, June 13, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, June 13




Whatever a man wants he can obtain. That is why we must purify our desires that we may not want the wrong thing. 

~ Paramananda

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, June 12




We never realize ourselves so vividly as when 
we are in the full glow of love for others. 

~ Walter Rauschenbush

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, June 11




The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's 
nature perfectly -- that is what each of us is here for. 

~ Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, June 10




The more you love, the more love you have to give. 
It's the only feeling which is infinite.

~ Christina Westover

Monday, June 9, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, June 9




Faith is a bird that feels dawn breaking 
and sings while it is still dark. 

~Rabindranath Tagore 

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Weekend Zen, June 7-8



A lot of people refuse to do things because they don't want to go naked, don't want to go without guarantee. But that's what's got to happen. You go naked until you die.

~ Nikki Giovanni

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, June 5



When I learn something new - and it happens every day - 
I feel a little more at home in this universe, 
a little more comfortable in the nest. 

~ Bill Moyers

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, June 4




Our way is not soft grass, it's a mountain path with lots of rocks. But it goes upward, forward, toward the sun.

~ Dr. Ruth Westheimer

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, June 3



The glory is being happy. 
The glory is not winning here or winning there. 
The glory is enjoying practicing, enjoy every day, 
enjoying to work hard...

~ Rafael Nadal

Monday, June 2, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, June 2




You are here for but an instant, and 
you mustn't take yourself too seriously.

~ Edgar Rice Burroughs