Thursday, July 31, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, July 29

Be what you are. This is the first step 
toward becoming better than you are.

~ Julius Charles Hare

Monday, July 28, 2014

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Weekend Zen, July 26-27

True enlightenment means rejoicing in the 
happiness of others; compassion appears.

~ Taisen Deshimaru 

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, July 24

Perhaps loving something is the only starting 
place there is for making your life your own.

~ Alice Koller

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, July 22

Your capacity to love others depends entirely on your
capacity to love yourself and take care of yourself.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Monday, July 21, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, July 21

All life is an experiment. The more 
experiments you make the better. 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Weekend Zen, July 19-20

We have a tendency to obscure the forest of 
simple joys with the trees of problems.

~ Christiane Collange

Friday, July 18, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, July 18

Daily I seek happiness more and more within my mind,
and less and less through material pleasures. 

~ Paramahansa Yogananda

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, July 17

Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being 
something helpless that wants help from us.

~ Rainer Maria Rilke

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, July 16

Keeping a sense of proportion about things and 
giving others a place without losing one's own, 
this is the secret of success in the theater of the world.

~ Okakura Kakuzo

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, July 14

The first step to getting the things you want
 out of life is this: decide what you want. 

~ Ben Stein

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, July 11

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; 
but often, we look so long at the closed door that we 
do not see the one which has been opened for us. 

~ Helen Keller

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, July 10

When you know in yourself that something is bad, 
then give it up, and accept the good and follow it.

~ Buddha

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, July 9

Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: 
where there is compassion even the most 
poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless. 

~ Eric Hoffer

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

DailyZen - Monday, July 7

Before they become a tangible reality, 
all phenomena are seeds. 
The wise man takes great care of seeds. 

~ Han Fei Zi

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Weekend Zen, July 5-6

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to 
improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world.
This makes it hard to plan the day.

~ E.B. White

Friday, July 4, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, July 4

If we would guide by the light of reason, 
we must let our minds be bold.

~ Louis Dembitz Brandeis

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, July 2

It is our way of seeing the world that 
determines the nature of our feelings.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh