Saturday, July 20, 2024

Weekend Zen, July 20-21

Attention is the most basic
form of love. By paying 
attention we let ourselves
be touched by life, and
our hearts naturally become
more open and engaged.

~ Tara Brach

Friday, July 19, 2024

Daily Zen - Friday, July 19

There is nothing better for
the nurturing of the heart
than to reduce the number
of one's desires.

~ Mencius

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Daily Zen - Wednesday, July 17

Gratitude is the inward feeling
of kindness received.
Thankfulness is the natural impulse
to express that feeling.

~ Henry van Dyke

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Daily Zen - Tuesday, July 16

Four things you can't recover:
The stone after the throw,
The word after it's said,
The occasion after it's missed,
The time after it's gone.

~ Deanna Wadsworth

Monday, July 15, 2024

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Weekend Zen, July 13-14

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person,
a beautiful thing.

~ Mother Teresa

Friday, July 12, 2024

Daily Zen - Friday, July 12

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding... It is
the bitter potion by which the physician
within you heals your sick self. 
Therefore, trust the physician and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.

~Kahlil Gibran

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Daily Zen - Wednesday, July 10

The face of the wise man is not somber 
or austere, contracted by anxiety and 
sorrow, but precisely the opposite: 
radiant and  serene, filled with a
vast delight, which often makes
him the most playful of men.

~ Philo of Alexandria

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Monday, July 8, 2024

Daily Zen - Monday, July 8

Observe how all things are 
continually being born of change.
Whatever is, is in some sense the
seed of what is to emerge from it.

~ Marcus Aurelius

Saturday, July 6, 2024

Weekend Zen, July 6-7

One can choose to go back toward safety
or forward toward growth. Growth must 
be chosen again and again; fear must 
be overcome again and again.

~ Abraham Maslow

Friday, July 5, 2024

Daily Zen - Friday, July 5

Waking up to who you are
requires letting go of
who you imagine yourself to be.

~ Alan Watts

Thursday, July 4, 2024

Daily Zen - Thursday, July 4

All the great things are simple,
and can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, 
duty, mercy, hope.

~ Winston Churchill

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Daily Zen - Wednesday, July 3

The enlightened ones are neither
attached to nor detached from
their senses and thoughts.

~ Huang-Po

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Daily Zen - Tuesday, July 2

We must develop and maintain
the capacity to forgive. He who is
devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, July 1, 2024

Daily Zen - Monday, July 1

Vitality shows in not only
the ability to persist but
the ability to start over.

~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Friday, June 28, 2024