Saturday, December 2, 2023

Weekend Zen, December 2-3

Breath by breath, let go of fear, 
expectation, anger, regret, 
cravings, frustration, fatigue. 
Let go of the need for approval. 
Let go of old judgments and opinions.

~ Surya Das

Friday, December 1, 2023

Daily Zen - Friday, December 1

Real difficulties can be overcome;
it is only the imaginary ones
that are unconquerable.

~ Theodore Vail

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Daily Zen - Thursday, November 30

Practicing gratitude for the everyday
things in life that we often take for 
granted can offer a whole new
perspective and sense of joy in life.

~ Melissa Eisler

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Daily Zen - Wednesday, November 29

The more faithfully you listen to
the voice within you, the better you
will hear what is sounding outside.

~ Dag Hammarskjold

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Monday, November 27, 2023

Daily Zen - Monday, November 27

If we can really understand the problem, 
the answer will come out of it, because the 
answer is not separate from the problem.

~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Weekend Zen, November 25-26

If you ask people what kind of activities bring
them pleasure, it's usually contact with nature, 
things that are creative, and relationships 
with people, and the things we do to live 
simply bring us all of those satisfactions.

~ Jeanne Roy

Friday, November 24, 2023

Daily Zen - Friday, November 24

That's what I consider 
true generosity; you give
your all, and yet you always
feel as if it costs you nothing.

~ Simone de Beauvoir 

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Daily Zen - Wednesday, November 22

Now and then, 
it's good to pause in
our pursuit of happiness
and just be happy.

~ Guillaume Apollinaire

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Monday, November 20, 2023

Daily Zen - Monday, November 20

Don't wait for extraordinary 
opportunities. Seize common 
occasions and make them great.

~ Orison Swett Marden

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Weekend Zen, November 18-19

See what you are.
Don't ask others,
don't let others tell
you about yourself.
Look within and see.

~ Nisargadatta Maharaj

Friday, November 17, 2023

Daily Zen - Friday, November 17

The heart is like a garden;
it can grow compassion or
fear, resentment or love. 
What seeds will you plant?

~ Jack Kornfield

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Daily Zen - Thursday, November 16

Learning is not attained by chance;
it must be sought for with ardor
and attended with diligence.

~ Abigail Adams

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Daily Zen - Tuesday, November 14

I've learned that 
making a "living"
is not the same thing
as making a "life."

~ Maya Angelou

Monday, November 13, 2023

Daily Zen - Monday, November 13

Free yourself from the illusion 
of good and bad days. Labeling 
time makes us nostalgic of the 
past and demanding of the future. 
There is only here and now. Let it be.

~ Ram Dass

Saturday, November 11, 2023

Weekend Zen, November 11-12

It seems to me that we all 
look at nature too much, 
and live with her too little.

~ Oscar Wilde 

Friday, November 10, 2023

Daily Zen - Friday, November 10

Each moment is all being, 
each moment is the entire world.
Reflect now whether any being or any
world is left out of the present moment.

~ Dögen