Zen Moments ~

Inspiration  Wisdom
Authenticity  Humour

Telling Stories with Sand and Light…

With deft strokes, a couple on a bench become a woman’s face…

Transformative Powers through Making

One day I will die, and perhaps someone very lovely will tenderly tuck me into this woolly cocoon…

Brush Song – Who are We?

Beautiful brush painting – by Nikolai Jelneronov. Music by Eberhard Wewber

The Song Still Sings

Sharing the music moved Dad to a place just like anyone else – singing the songs of a lifetime.

Guerrilla Gardening

“It’s about putting a bit of green and flowers into the grey areas of London…”

Sweet Lorraine – a love song

A 96 year old man writes a love song for his deceased wife of 75 years and enters it into a contest…

Reflections on “The Cab Ride”

“It was palpable… I could feel his words…”

No one hurries

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

The Pixel Painter

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

Colored Path

“she could feel the path… under her feet and wasn’t afraid…”

The Sand Dancer

Peter Donnelly – the Sand Dancer – creates works of art on the beach He has just 4 hours before the sea washes them away

Drawing Rome from Memory

Artist, Stephen Wiltshire, draws Rome from memory, after taking just one helicopter ride above the city.

Masks in Venice

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons – played in, and set against the evocative backdrop of Venice

Sixth Sense

Pranav Mistry demonstrates his amazing Sixth Sense device – a must watch!

Sculpting in Driftwood – the beginning …

“…the answer is staring you in the face – if only you can see it”

Night on the River

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

Lacrimosa – Requiem – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The beautiful Requiem Mass in D minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Hand in Hand

Hand in Hand – Beautiful Ballet Dancers – she with one arm; he with one leg…

The Artist’s Way

Julia Cameron, in ‘The Artist’s Way’ describes how paying attention helped to heal the pain of a broken marriage…

Hsin Hsin Ming – The Great Way

Hsin Hsin Ming – The Great Way

The Great Way is not difficult
for those who have no preferences.
When love and hate are both absent
everything becomes clear and undisguised.
Make the smallest distinction, however,
and heaven and earth are set infinitely apart.

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Sabbath Time

Sabbath Time

The Sabbath isn’t necessarily a day, but a state of mind, a quiet time, a pit stop on the racetrack of life. 

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Someone To Be

Someone To Be

They aren’t particularly wealthy or overtly successful, but they value the things that are most important – personal relationships.

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Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice

A moving story of how a mother’s perceptiveness and love helped her son begin his journey into the outside world.

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The mind is brought under control by purifying our mistaken notion of reality.

— Dalai Lama

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