Monday, February 29, 2016

Daily Zen - Monday, February 29




Stop measuring days by degree of productivity
and start experiencing them by degree of presence.

~ Alan Watts

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Daily Zen - Thursday, February 25


I shall be telling this with a sigh.
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

~ Robert Frost

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Daily Zen - Wednesday, February 24



Only those who have the patience to do 
simple things perfectly will acquire
the skill to do difficult things easily.

~ Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Daily Zen - Tuesday, February 23



Nobody ever figures out what life is all about, 
and it doesn't matter. Explore the world. 
Nearly everything is really interesting
if you go into it deeply enough.

~ Richard Feynman

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Weekend Zen, February 20-21



It may be that when we no longer know what to do
we have come to our real work and
that when we no longer know which way to go
we have begun our real journey.

~ Wendell Berry

Friday, February 19, 2016

Daily Zen - Friday, February 19




Man's task is to become conscious of the contents
that press upward from the unconscious.

~ Carl Jung

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Daily Zen - Thursday, February 18



It's all about paying attention.
Attention is vitality.
It connects you with others.

~ Susan Sontag

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Monday, February 15, 2016

Daily Zen - Monday, February 15



Life simply is. It follows its course.
Give yourself to the moment.
Let life reveal itself to you.

~ Jerry Brown

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Weekend Zen, February 13-14




Everything changes, but wisdom stays the same.
Live with love and be aware --- no more is needed.

~ Michael Kewley

Friday, February 12, 2016

Daily Zen - Friday, February 12



I don't know whether I believe in God or not.
I think, really, I'm some sort of Buddhist.
But the essential thing is to put oneself in
a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer.

~ Henri Matisse

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Daily Zen - Thursday, February 11




There's no such thing as ruining your life.
Life's a pretty resilient thing, it turns out.

~ Sophie Kinsella

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Daily Zen - Tuesday, February 9




We could never learn to be brave and patient
if there were only joy in the world.

~ Helen Keller

Monday, February 8, 2016

Daily Zen - Monday, February 8



Rather than stressing or worrying about the future,
just trust in the unfolding of the moment.

~ Mark Hyman

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Weekend Zen, February 6-7




Yet it is our idleness, in our dreams, 
that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.

~ Virginia Woolf

Friday, February 5, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Daily Zen - Thursday, February 4



How could there be any question of acquiring or 
possessing, when the one thing needful 
for a man  is to become --- to be at last, 
and to die in the fullness of his being.

~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Daily Zen - Wednesday, February 3



An intense love of solitude, distaste for involvement
in worldly affairs, persistence in knowing the Self...
... all this is called true knowledge.

~ The Bhagavad Gita

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016

Daily Zen - Monday, February 1



Man cannot discover new oceans unless
he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

~ André Gide