Thursday, October 30, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, October 30

If you're funny, if there's something that makes 
you laugh, then every day's going to be okay.

~ Tom Hanks

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Monday, October 27, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, October 27

The way of the warrior poses a challenge:
we must emerge from our cocoon and venture out
into space, displaying both mindfulness and kindness.

~ Chogyam Trungpa 

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Weekend Zen, October 25-26

People, even more than things, have to be 
restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and 
redeemed; never throw out anyone.

~ Audrey Hepburn

Friday, October 24, 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, October 22

There is no shame in having many 
faults; it would be more worrying
if there were none to correct.

~ Chinese Proverb

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, October 21

Name and fame, praise and censure
can come and go like passing clouds.
But always remember the sun shining behind.

~ Sri Swami Satchidananda 

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Weekend Zen, October 18-19

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength,
and whosoever loves much performs much...
and what is done in love is well done.

~ Vincent Van Gogh

Friday, October 17, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, October 17

Each of us has an image of what we think we are or
what we should be, and that image, that picture, entirely 
prevents us from seeing ourselves as we actually are.

~ Krishnamurti

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, October 16

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.
The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

~ William Ellery Channing

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, October 14

Overcome anger by love, evil by good, 
the greedy by generosity, and the liar by truth.

~ Buddha

Monday, October 13, 2014

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Weekend Zen, October 11-12

If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a 
perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.

~ Lin Yutang

Friday, October 10, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, October 10

Only one who observes the evolution of the world 
and adapts to it constantly can make use of it. 

~ Chuang Tzu

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, October 8

It is important to learn how to listen with compassion. 

Listening with compassion means listening 
with the will to relieve others of their suffering, 
without judging or seeking to argue.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, October 7

Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the 
loved person's ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.

~ C.S. Lewis 

Monday, October 6, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, October 6

Choice comes in two flavors: You can decide what you 
want to do and then go out and find it, or you can notice 
what you are already doing, and choose that. 

~ Tom Jackson

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Weekend Zen, October 4-5

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. 
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their
beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

~ Louisa May Alcott

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, October 2

All thought, all passions, all delights,
Whatever stirs this mortal frame.
All are ministers of Love,
And feed his sacred flame.

~ Samuel Taylor Colerdige

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, October 1

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of 
states we have to go through. Where people fail is that
 they wish to elect a state and remain in it. 

~ Anais Nin