You are the sky. Everything else - it's just the weather. ~ Pema Chodron

The Flame of Total Attention – Ilie Cioara

The mind is completely silent, we are attentive – a clear consciousness, All meanings, boundaries disappear…

People Watching

Maybe the Zen we seek is right there in front of us all the time…In the beautiful movement of a sea of people…

True North – What Real Achievement Means

The story of a moment at summer camp when I learned what real achievement means.

Tone Matrix

Tone Matrix - Click! (turn on sound…)

Just a Random Girl at the Mall

Zendee Rose Tenerefe, sings at the mall with the karaoke machine in hope that someone will notice her talent.

Moonlight Sonata – Beethoven and the Blind Girl

The touching fable of Beethoven meeting a Blind Girl who inspired him to write the Moonlight Sonata.

The Pixel Painter

Hal Lasko, 98, spends ten hours a day painting with pixels. He is joyous and contented.

Your life = 28,835 days; are you using it well?

An average person’s life is 28,835 days. They spend 2,676 days watching TV. How well are you spending your time?

“It’s well book!” Stephen Fry on language

Language is changing all the time in surprising ways. Stephen Fry on the changing uses of our language.

The River of Timelessness

“What would it be like to have a fresh mind and heart?”

Pema Chödrön – When Things Fall Apart

“There’s nothing wrong with what you’re going through. It’s very real, and it brings you closer to the truth”

No one hurries

Meditative Poetry and Haiku by Oversouled – illustrated with beautiful images of Buddha statues

Welcome to Zen Moments

serenity mandala Intro

Inspiration, Wisdom, Authenticity and Humour -
stories to lift the spirit and expand the mind


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Starlings – thousands flying as one

Tens of thousands of starlings flying in unison at dusk in England – a stunning and magical sight

Chasing Ice – the Shrinking of the Arctic Ice

National Geographic photographer deploys time-lapse cameras in the Arctic to capture the world’s changing glaciers.

How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change

Greening the world’s deserts – a surprising discovery may hold a key…

The Sand Dancer

Peter Donnelly creates works of art in the sand. He has just 4 hours before the incoming tide washes them away.

What a Wonderful World…

David Attenborough’s uplifting and beautiful view of nature…

The Earth Seen from Space

Now I know why I’m here. Not for a closer look at the moon, but to look back at our home, the Earth.

A World In Love With Itself

A World In Love With Itself: Life in the Rainforest

What it is…

“It’s a pretty fun day actually…We’re good. We’re real good.”

Night on the River

Night on the River by Chinese poet: Meng Hao-Jen