Saturday, January 31, 2015

Weekend Zen, January 31 - February 1

There is something infinitely healing in the 
repeated refrains of nature –– the assurance that 
dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.

~ Rachel Carson

Friday, January 30, 2015

Daily Zen - Friday, January 30

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process,
gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding 
barriers, quietly building new structures. 

~ John F. Kennedy

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, January 29

We pay attention with respect and interest, not in order 
to manipulate, but to understand what is true. 

~ Shunryu Suzuki 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Daily Zen - Wednesday, January 28

We all carry within us places of exile; our crimes,
our ravages. Our task is not to unleash them on the 
world; it is to transform them in ourselves and others.

~ Albert Camus

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Daily Zen - Tuesday, January 27

You  don't get to choose how you're going to die,
or when. You only get to choose how you live. Now.

~ Joan Baez

Monday, January 26, 2015

Daily Zen - Monday, January 26

Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its
 troubles, it empties today of its strength.

~ Corrie Ten Boom

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Weekend Zen, January 24-25

Wealth consists not in having great 
possessions, but in having few wants.

~ Epictetus 

Friday, January 23, 2015

Daily Zen - Friday, January 23

The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen
awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings.

~ Thomas Merton

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, January 22

People take different roads seeking fulfillment
and happiness. Just because they're not on 
your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.

~ H. Jackson Browne, Jr.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Daily Zen - Wednesday, January 21

I always wonder why birds stay in the same
place when they can fly anywhere.
Then I ask myself the same question.

~ Haran Yahya

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Daily Zen - Tuesday, January 20

Only to the extent that we expose 
ourselves over and over to annihilation 
can that which is indestructible be found in us.

~ Pema Chodron

Monday, January 19, 2015

Daily Zen - Monday, January 19

If a person sweeps streets for a living, he should 
sweep them as Michelangelo painted, as Beethoven 
composed music, as Shakespeare wrote his plays.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Weekend Zen, January 17-18

We do not know the true value of our moments
until they have undergone the test of memory.

~ Georges Duhamel

Friday, January 16, 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, January 15

We don't receive wisdom; we must 
discover it for ourselves after a journey 
that no one can take for us or spare us.

~ Marcel Proust

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Friday, January 9, 2015

Daily Zen - Friday, January 9

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually
 are, raise your sights and see possibilities ---
always see them, for they're always there.

~ Norman Vincent Peale

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, January 8

One of the secrets in life is to make 
stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.

~ Jack Penn

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Monday, January 5, 2015

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Weekend Zen, January 3-4

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into
the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover 
will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.

~ Alan Alda 

Friday, January 2, 2015

Daily Zen - Friday, January 2

Human felicity is produced not so much by 
great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen, 
as by little advantages that occur every day.

~ Benjamin Franklin

Thursday, January 1, 2015