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Quote of the Day: Buddha & Spring Changes

Quote of the Day: Buddha & Spring Changes

“Everything changes; nothing remains without change.” ~ Buddha Happy April! What a strange month March was for me this year… I realize it’s been more than two weeks since I returned and announced that I was refreshed and ready to resume a normal post routine, only to disappear once again. Life had different plans for … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Mexican Proverb

Quote of the Day: Mexican Proverb

“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.” ~ Mexican Proverb I fell in love with this quote the moment I read it. More often than not, those of us who speak out about and work towards universal truth, discovery of self, the energetic structure of the universe, etc. are met with … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Lu You

Quote of the Day: Lu You

“The mind is like the water of a pool, tranquil without wind; Sitting silently for thousands of breaths; Midnight, but don’t be surprised to see whales making huge waves to welcome the sun at dawn.” ~ Lu You This is a poem I came across years ago in my first reading of Grandmaster Wong Kiew … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Bhagavad Gita

Quote of the Day: Bhagavad Gita

“When you feel the suffering of every living thing within your own heart… that is true consciousness.” ~ Bhagavad Gita The Bhagavad Gita is a 700 verse excerpt from the Mahabharata – one of two of the major Sanskrit texts from ancient India – and details the insightful discussion between Prince Arjuna and the manifestation … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Hu Zhi

Quote of the Day: Hu Zhi

“One day, suddenly my mind was enlightened; there were no irrelevant thoughts. I saw all the myriad things in the world inside me, making me exclaim that the whole cosmos is in me.” ~ Hu Zhi This is how Hu Zhi – a Confucian philosopher of the Ming dynasty, though his interpretation could easily be mistaken … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Aristotle

Quote of the Day: Aristotle

  “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” ~ Aristotle The marvelous. Many know and understand how Aristotle’s concept of the marvelous was synonymous with Buddha’s concept of Zen, with Lao Tzu’s concept of Tao, with Bodhidharma’s concept of what was later termed Qi and Prana… and with the wonder of the … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Confucius

Quote of the Day: Confucius

“They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.” ~ Confucius Life is constantly changing, constantly evolving. Nothing stays as it is for long. Even our physical bodies are composed of countless atoms which flow between our bodies and our surrounding environments constantly – we are always changing our energetic and atomic … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Socrates

Quote of the Day: Socrates

“The difficulty, my friends, is not in avoiding death, but in avoiding unrighteousness; for that runs deeper than death.” ~ Socrates When speaking on what men sometimes do to evade death, Socrates shares wisdom about the Infinite. Death is not the finality many believe it to be; but compromising your morals and ethics and going … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Clarke

Quote of the Day: Clarke

 “The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.” ~ Arthur C. Clarke Words of wisdom from a world-renowned author, inventor, and explorer. The truths of the universe lay beyond the apparent realm of provable possibility that surrounds us, in the land of the impossible, where thought and … Continue reading

A Spontaneous Day Trip to Ottawa

A Spontaneous Day Trip to Ottawa

I’ve never been to Ottawa. Few can scarcely believe me as the words leave my lips, but its true. This past week I had the opportunity to make a spontaneous day trip out there and managed to get a few nice pictures despite the chilling cold! Readers take note: It’s January. In Canada. The green(ish) … Continue reading