Thursday, March 31, 2016

Daily Zen - Thursday, March 31

The real voyage of discovery lies not in seeking
new landscapes, but in having new eyes. 

~ Marcel Proust

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Daily Zen - Wednesday, March 30

Be yourself --- not your idea of what you think 
somebody else's idea of yourself should be.

~ Henry David Thoreau

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Daily Zen - Tuesday, March 29

If your mind isn't clouded by unnecessary things,
this is the best season of your life.

~ Wumen

Monday, March 28, 2016

Daily Zen - Monday, March 28

Let me give you a wonderful Zen practice.
Wake up in the morning, 
look in the mirror, 
and laugh at yourself.

~ Bernie Glassman

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Weekend Zen, March 26-27

It is good to love as many things as one can,
for wherein there lies true strength, and those who
love much, do much and accomplish much,
and whatever is done with love is done well. 

~ Vincent Van Gogh

Friday, March 25, 2016

Daily Zen - Friday, March 25

The origin of all conflict between me and my fellow men
is that I do not say what I mean and I don't do what I say. 

~ Martin Buber

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Daily Zen - Wednesday, March 23

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to
 change the world. Today I am wise, 
so I am changing myself. 

~ Rumi 

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Weekend Zen, March 19-20

Countless paths lead to the mountain's summit,
yet from it the same moon shines over the land.

~ Ikkyu

Friday, March 18, 2016

Daily Zen - Friday, March 18

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, 
so as to have the life that is waiting for us. 
The old skin has to be shed 
before the new one can come. 

~ Joseph Campbell

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Daily Zen - Thursday, March 17

Enlightenment will be ours when we are able
to care for others as much as we now care 
for ourselves, and ignore ourselves to the 
same extent that we now ignore others. 

~ Khyentse Rinpoche

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

Daily Zen - Friday, March 11

Be bold. If you're going to make an error,
make a doozy, and don't be afraid to hit the ball.

~ Billie Jean King

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Daily Zen - Wednesday, March 9

Remember there's no such thing 
as a small act of kindness.
Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. 

~ Scott Adams

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Daily Zen - Tuesday, March 8

The most important point is to accept yourself
 and stand on your two feet.

~ Shunryu Suzuki

Monday, March 7, 2016

Daily Zen - Monday, March 7

When obstacles arise, you change 
your direction to reach your goal, 
you do not change your decision to get there.

~ Zig Ziglar

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Weekend Zen, March 5

Our awakening is made of this world, just as it is.
Awakening is the unfolding of an ability to see what
 has always been here. To see more and more 
reliably, what is actually in front of you.

~ Joan Sutherland

Friday, March 4, 2016

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Daily Zen - Thursday, March 3

Not nakedness, not matted locks, not dirt,
not fasting, or sleeping on the bare earth,
not rubbing with dust, not sitting motionless can 
purify a mortal who has not overcome his doubts.


Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Daily Zen - Tuesday, March 1

You can be creative only if you love life enough
that you want to enhance its beauty,
you want to bring a little more music to it,
a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.

~ Osho