Calming Down – Reminder IV

Reminder IV. Calming Down In, Out. Deep, Slow. Calm, Ease. Smile, Release. N O W N E S S Present Moment, Wonderful Moment

Completeness

If you speak of gain and loss, you are a person of gain and loss. Don’t you see? The full glass is a full glass, the half full glass is a half full glass. Adapted from The True Dharma Eye: Zen Master Dōgen’s Three Hundred Kōans translated by Kazuaki Tanahashi and John Daido Loori, with…

Calming Down – Reminder III

Reminder III. Calming Down Breathing in, I calm my body, mind,  thoughts, actions and words. Breathing out, I smile. Present in this moment, I know this is a wonderful moment 😉

Putting an End to Anger

Pay attention to the kindness in the other person! If the other person is unkind in action, but kind in words, or vice versa, pay only attention to the kindness and not the unkind. If you can not locate kindness in the other person at all, have compassion: The other person is greatly suffering and…

Our Appointment With Life

Do not pursue the past. Do not lose yourself in the future. The past no longer is. The future has not yet come. Looking deeply at life as it is in the very here and now, rest in stability and freedom. We must be diligent today. To wait till tomorrow is too late. Death comes…

How to Lead a Peaceful and Happy Life

Don’t we all want to know which brings about a peaceful and happy life? Stay away from the foolish ones and pick the company of wise people. Honor those who are worth honoring. Plant good seeds – be generous, be patient, be truthful, be kind. Realize you are on a path. Learn and grow and…