~ Zen Moments ~
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.
Sometimes when my world has developed a crack, I’ve remembered that day, only fifty years ago.
The Sabbath isn’t necessarily a day, but a state of mind, a quiet time, a pit stop on the racetrack of life.
They aren’t particularly wealthy or overtly successful, but they value the things that are most important – personal relationships.
We need to help this amazing, idealistic, fantastic generation build their confidence, learn patience, learn the social skills, find a better balance between life and technology
A moving story of how a mother’s perceptiveness and love helped her son begin his journey into the outside world.
After meeting Shams, Rumi was transformed from a bookish, sober scholar to an impassioned seeker of truth and love.
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When ascending Fuji, ‘walls of doubt’ appear before trekkers – steep ascents, volcano ash, ice and snow…
The goal I had reached was much richer for its difficulty and its elusiveness…
Language is changing all the time in surprising ways. Stephen Fry on the changing uses of our language.
Each person is different, never existed before and never to exist again…
People comment about how I changed the young girl’s life. To me however, this encounter changed mine…
“Today you…. tomorrow me..” – how the kindness of strangers forced me to be more helpful on the road and in life in general.
“If you’re going to be robbing people for the rest of the night, you might as well take my coat to keep you warm…”
“Who is this man?” many years ago Barack Obama helped a desperate stranger…
“Everything comes down to you and one moment and one action…”
To brighten his day we walked into his store, and bought everything…