Quote of the Day: Bin

Quote of the Day: Bin

“In the stillness, there is infinity, freedom and freshness of consciousness, as if intoxicated in a blissful shower, perfect harmony of body and environment, golden shower blossoming, yet everything in perfect quiescence, full moon in the sky, the whole great earth is a realm of brightness and clarity, the mind and body clear and open, … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Twain

Quote of the Day: Twain

“Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” ~ Mark Twain – – – – – There is something so peaceful about the way Mark Twain has likened the attitude of forgiveness to the beautiful fragrance of a gentle violet.

Quote of the Day: Buddha

Quote of the Day: Buddha

“Those who are aware do not die. Those who are ignorant are as if dead already.” ~ The Buddha – – – – – Those who have discovered the truths of life know that there is more to our existence than this earthly, worldly life; they live with peace and joy in their hearts no … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Halifax

Quote of the Day: Halifax

“Catastrophe is the essence of the spiritual path, a series of breakdowns allowing us to discover the threads that weave all of life into a whole cloth.” ~ Roshi Joan Halifax – – – – – Challenges, obstacles, and problems are difficult to deal with, there is no doubt in that. But where some people … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Sutta

Quote of the Day: Sutta

“Even as a mother protects with her life her child, her only child, so with a boundless heart, should one cherish all living beings.” ~ Karanya Metta Sutta – – – – – How different a place the world would be if each of us shared the same kind of limitless love we share with those closest … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Barth

Quote of the Day: Barth

“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” ~ Karl Barth – – – – – The simple act of being happy and appreciating what our lives are, right here and now, is gratefulness.

Quote of the Day: Thoreau

Quote of the Day: Thoreau

“O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can drain it, for my wealth is not possession but enjoyment.” ~ Henry David Thoreau – – – – – This quote brings to my mind the well-known image of the Buddha laughing – now that I’ve known … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Carver

Quote of the Day: Carver

“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.” ~ George Washington Carver – – – – – Regardless of current circumstances, the … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Beckwith

Quote of the Day: Beckwith

“Gratitude places you in the energy field of plentitude. Perceiving life in a consciousness of gratitude is literally stepping into another dimension of living. Suddenly the seeming ordinariness of your days takes on a divine sparkle.” ~ Michael Beckwith – – – – – The beauty and truth of gratitude’s effect on your life must … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Brown

Quote of the Day: Brown

“Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.” ~H. Jackson Brown Jr. – – – – – As part of our human condition, it’s easy to be judgemental and critical of others. It takes some practice to take a step back from … Continue reading