Thursday, July 30, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, July 30



When you realize the fact that everything changes
and find your composure in it, 
there you find yourself in nirvana.

~ Shunryu Suzuki

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Daily Zen - Wednesday, July 29




A thing long expected takes the form
of the unexpected when at last it comes.

~ Mark Twain

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Daily Zen - Tuesday, July 28



Getting over a painful experience
is much like crossing monkey bars.
You have to let go at some point
in order to move forward.

~ C.S. Lewis

Monday, July 27, 2015

Daily Zen - Monday, July 27




Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, 
anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

~ Author Unknown

Friday, July 24, 2015

Daily Zen - Friday, July 24



How do you let go of attachment to things? 
Don't even try. It is impossible.
Attachment to things drops away by itself
when you no longer seek to find yourself in them.

~ Alan Watts

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Daily Zen - Wednesday, July 22



Anyone can live sweetly,
patiently, lovingly, purely, 
'til the sun goes down.
And this is all that life really means.

~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Weekend Zen, July 18-19




Simplicity is making the journey of this life
with just enough baggage.

~ Charles Dudley Warner

Friday, July 17, 2015

Daily Zen - Friday, July 17



Be more concerned 
with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

~ John Wooden

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, July 16




Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are,
and doing things as they ought to be done.

~ Josh Billings

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Daily Zen - Tuesday, July 14




The most creative act you will ever undertake 
is the act of creating yourself. 

~ Deepak Chopra

Monday, July 13, 2015

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Weekend Zen, July 11-12



Earth and sky, woods and fields, 
lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, 
are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us 
more than we can ever learn from books.

~ John Lubbock

Friday, July 10, 2015

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Daily Zen - Thursday, July 9



The best way to find yourself is to
lose yourself in the service of others. 

~ Mahatma Gandhi

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Daily Zen - Wednesday, July 8




Every situation - nay, every moment - is of infinite worth,
for it is the representative of a whole eternity. 

~ Johann von Goethe

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Daily Zen - Tuesday, July 7




We only see in a lifetime a dozen faces marked 
with the peace of a contented spirit. 

~ Henry Ward Beecher

Monday, July 6, 2015

Daily Zen - Monday, July 6




Choose to be optimistic. It feels better.

~ Dalai Lama


(Happy 80th Birthday to HH the Dalai Lama!)

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

Daily Zen - Friday, July 3



The bad news is that you're falling through air,
nothing to hang on to, no parachute.
The good news is there's no ground.

~ Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Thursday, July 2, 2015