Tag: words

basic happiness

basic happiness

I remember such times.  It happens at random, no context or company required, sometimes by implausible triggers – but not reliable triggers – or during conversations.  It is delicious.   People react in a variety of ways.  Dubious, irritated, happy, or  think me high.  I […]

Something lovely

Something lovely

I need to experience soft words and places again…. Wherever you go you will find your teacher, as long as you have the eyes to see and the ears to hear. ~ Shunryu Suzuki ~ Shunryu Suzuki was a Sōtō Zen monk and teacher who helped popularize Zen Buddhism in […]

when honesty is lost

when honesty is lost

Timeless wisdom found in the words of the Prophet Muhammad.  I personally expand it to remind me the mark found of the end in many important things.  I find the link to honesty profound. When asked, “When would the Hour (Doomsday) take place?” The Prophet said, “When honesty […]

Original Mind

Original Mind

Studying texts and stiff meditation can make you lose your Original Mind. A solitary tune by a fisherman, though, can be an invaluable treasure. Dusk rain on the river, the moon peeking in and out of the clouds; Elegant beyond words, he chants his songs […]

Enchanted Forest

Enchanted Forest

  from Ballerina Project The title is my own words, I am not associated with the project.    

The futility of revolutionaries without gardens

The futility of revolutionaries without gardens

…the greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production, even if on a small scale, in our own gardens. If only 10% of us do this, there is enough for everyone… Hence the futility of revolutionaries who have no gardens, who depend […]

En point in a window

En point in a window

  A huge favorite photos series:  Ballerina Project Titles are my words, I am not a part of the Ballerina Project.

Speaking on speaking

I volunteer to teach English as a foreign language. So this quote carries a lot of weight with me. It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn’t use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like ‘What about lunch?’ – Winnie-the-Pooh Hear […]

Extension on a bridge

Extension on a bridge

I cannot get enough from Ballerina Project:   Titles are my words, I am not a part of the Ballerina Project.


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