Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, December 31

Every day I examine myself on these points.
In looking after the affairs of others, have I been loyal?
In my relationships with friends, have I been sincere?

~ Tseng-Tzu

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Monday, December 29, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, December 29

To succeed, you need to take that 
gut feeling in what you believe
and act on it with all of your heart.

~ Christy Borgeld

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Weekend Zen, December 27-28

Love doesn't make the world go 'round.
Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

~ Franklin P. Jones

Friday, December 26, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, December 26

Those who know quiet, alone, are as 
carefree as the flowers in the breeze,
 as pure as snow in the moonlight.

~ Hong Zicheng

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, December 23

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many 
things which escape those who dream only by night.

~ Edgar Allen Poe

Monday, December 22, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, December 22

Have patience with all things, 
but chiefly have patience with yourself. 

Do not lose courage in considering your 
own imperfections, but instantly set about 
remedying them - every day begin the task anew.

~ St. Francis De Sales

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Weekend Zen, December 20-21

Good humor is one of the best articles 
of dress one can wear in society. 

~ William Makepeace Thackeray

Friday, December 19, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, December 18

Great things are not done by impulse, but by
a series of small things brought together.

~ Vincent Van Gogh

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, December 17

If you need something from somebody
always give that person a way to hand it to you.

~ Sue Monk Kidd

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, December 16

Nothing is so strong as gentleness,
and nothing is so gentle as true strength. 

~ St. Francis De Sales

Monday, December 15, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, December 15

Even a man who stands at the lowest foot of a 
mountain can look at the highest point, and 
gradually climb, step by step, until he reaches the top. 

~ Swami Satprakashananda

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, December 12

Along the path, the gaze of the moon follows you.
The tangled branches there on the snow
mark out the signs of your thoughts.

~ François Cheng

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Daily Zen - Wednesday, December 10

Recognizing the sacred begins, quite simply,
when we are interested in every detail of our lives.

~ Chögyam Trungpa

Monday, December 8, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, December 8

One can only know the best of oneself 
through awareness of the best of other people.

~ François Cheng

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Weekend Zen, December 6-7

Fear less, hope more. Whine less, breathe more.
Talk less, say more. Hate less, love more.
And all good things are yours.

~ Swedish Proverb

Friday, December 5, 2014

Daily Zen - Friday, December 5

The very least you can do in your life is 
figure out what you hope for. And the most 
you can do is live inside that hope. 

~ Barbara Kingsolver

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Daily Zen - Thursday, December 4

Dignity is the state of a man who is well prepared and 
who is not troubled by the actions of others. 

~ Kenji Tokitsu

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Daily Zen - Tuesday, December 2

True morality consists not in the following the 
well-beaten track, but in finding out the true path
for ourselves and in fearlessly following it.

~ Mahatma Gandhi

Monday, December 1, 2014

Daily Zen - Monday, December 1

You, yourself, as much as anybody else in the 
entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

~ Buddha