Thursday, April 30, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, April 30

You are never given a dream without also 
being given the power to make it true.

~ Richard Bach

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Daily Zen - Wednesday, April 29

Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. 
Kindness in giving creates love.

~ Lao Tzu

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Daily Zen - Tuesday, April 28

You will never be happy if you continue 
to search for what happiness consists of.

You will never live if you are 
looking for the meaning of life.

~ Albert Camus

Monday, April 27, 2015

Daily Zen - Monday, April 27

If you truly wish to practice, just let go of everything.
Know nothing, understand nothing. 

~ Daie Soko

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015

Daily Zen - Friday, April 24

It is so small a thing to have enjoyed the sun,
 to have lived light in the spring, to have loved,
 to have thought, to have done.

~Matthew Arnold

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, April 23

For me, every hour is grace. I feel gratitude in my heart 
each time I meet someone and look at his or her smile.

~ Elie Wiesel

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Daily Zen - Tuesday, April 21

To be on a quest is nothing more or 
less than to become an asker of questions.

~ Sam Keen

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Weekend Zen, April 18-19

To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake
is to be continually thrown out of the nest. 

To live fully is to be in no-man's-land, 
to experience each moment as completely new and fresh.

~ Pema Chodron

Friday, April 17, 2015

Daily Zen - Friday, April 17

The curious paradox is that
when I accept myself just as I am, 
then I can change.

~ Carl Rogers

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, April 16

My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration:
set the kitchen timer for 20 minutes,
cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell,
simmer down and go about business as usual.

~ Phyllis Diller

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Daily Zen - Wednesday, April 15

The middle way is found between all opposites.
Rest in the middle and find well-being wherever you are.

~ Joseph Goldstein

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Daily Zen - Tuesday, April 14

If you ask me what I came to do in this world,
I will answer you, "I am here to live out loud!"

~ Emile Zola

Monday, April 13, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015

Daily Zen - Friday, April 10

Success is not final, failure is not fatal:
it is the courage to continue that counts.

~ Winston Churchill

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Daily Zen - Wednesday, April 8

My name is Ryan White. I am sixteen years old. 
I have hemophilia, and I have AIDS.

~ Ryan White

Ryan White died 25 years ago today.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015

Daily Zen - Monday, April 6

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer,
it sings because it has a song.

~ Maya Angelou

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Weekend Zen, April 4-5

If you ask people what kinds of activities bring 
them pleasure, it's usually contact with nature, 
things that are creative, and relationships with people. 

The things we do to live simply 
bring us all of those satisfactions.

~ Jeanne Roy

Friday, April 3, 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, April 2

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

~ Buddha

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Daily Zen - Wednesday, April 1

A person's life purpose is nothing more than 
to rediscover, through the detours of art, or love, 
or passionate work, those one or two images 
in the presence of which his heart first opened.

~ Albert Camus