Thursday, March 31, 2011

Thursday's Inspiration

"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society." _____ Krishnamurti

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Wednesday's Inspiration

"The Perfect Way is only difficult for those who pick and choose;

do not like, do not dislike: all will then be clear."

_____ Seng-Ts'an

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Tuesday's Inspiration

"I have just three things to teach: Simplicity, patience, compassion. These things are your greatest treasures. _____ Lao-tzu

Monday, March 28, 2011

Monday's Message

"We are here, and it is now. Further than that, All human knowledge is moonshine." _____ H. L. Mencken

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Weekend Inspiration

"Silence accompanies the most significant
expressions of happiness and unhappiness..."
_____ Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Friday, March 25, 2011

Friday's Inspiration

"He who binds to himself a joy,
Does the winged life destroy;
But he who kisses the joy as it flies,
Lives in eternity's sunrise.
_____ William Blake

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Thursday's Inspiration

"Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control,
These three alone lead life to sovereign power."
_____ Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Wednesday's Inspiration

"Do you imagine that the universe is agitated?
Go into the desert at night and look at the stars.
This practice should answer the question."
_____ Lao-tzu

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

Monday's Message

"You shouldn't allow yourself
To be confused by others.
Act when you need to,
Without further hesitation or doubt.
People today can't do this.
What is there affliction?
Their affliction is in their
Lack of self-confidence."
_____ Linji

Friday, March 18, 2011

Friday's Inspiration

"The deeper sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter's oven?"
_____ Kahlil Gibran

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Thursday's Inspiration

"Knowing that I am of the same nature as all other natural things, I know that there is no separate self, no separate personality, no absolute death and no absolute life."
_____ T'ien T'ung-Hsu

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Tuesday's Inspiration

Thanks to those who follow my blog. I have now passed the 100 followers mark.

"The undisturbed mind is like a calm body
of water reflecting the brilliance of the moon."
_____ Yagyu Jubei

Monday, March 14, 2011

Monday's Message

"Softness triumphs over hardness,
feebleness over strength. What is more
malleable is always superior over that which is immovable. This is the principle of controlling things by going along with them, of mastery through adaptation."
_____ Lao-tzu

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Weekend Inspiration

"There is a soul force in the universe, which, if we permit it, will flow through us and produce miraculous results."
_____ Gandhi

Friday, March 11, 2011

Friday's Inspiration

"The way upward from inertia to illumination
Passes through the sphere of action."
_____ Swami Prabhavananda

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Wednesday's Inspiration

"We cling to our own point of view, as though
Everything depended on it. Yet our
Opinions have no permanence; like autumn
And winter, they gradually pass away."
_____ Chuang Tzu

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Tuesday's Inspiration

"Every step in personal growth needs
Isolation, needs inner conversation and
deliberation and a reviewing with the self."
_____ Joost A. M. Meerloo

Monday, March 7, 2011

Monday's Message

"In this world
Hate never dispelled hate.
Only love dispels hate.
This is the law,
Ancient and inexhaustible.
You to shall pass away.
Knowing this, how can you quarrel?"
_____ Buddha

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Weekend Inspiration

"Things of the past are already gone.
And things to be,
Distant beyond imagining."
_____ Ch'ing Kung

Friday, March 4, 2011

Friday's Inspiration

"Zen is not some kind of excitement,
But concentration on our usual everyday routine."
_____ Shunryu Suzuki

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Thursday's Inspiration

Our sister city from Poland
I am off to see Lady Gaga's concert tonight and am really looking forward to it. If you like her music her concerts are amazing. I know because I went to see her last summer.

"The best preparation for a better life next year is a full,
Complete, harmonious, joyous life this year."
_____ Thomas Dreier

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Tuesday, March 1, 2011