Archive for May, 2011

May 31st

May 31, 2011

"Be a spot on the ground where nothing is growing, where something might be planted, a seed from the Absolute" - Rumi

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May 30, 2011

"Even in the sky Buddha dwells... wildflowers" - Issa

May 29th

May 29, 2011

I build my house from barley rice
Green pepper walls
And water ice
Tables of paper-wood
Windows of light
And everything emptying Into white"
- Cat Stevens

May 28th

May 28, 2011

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso

May 27th

May 27, 2011

"If mine had been the painter's hand, To express what then I saw; and add the gleam, The light that never was, on sea or land, The consecration, and the poet's dream." -Wordsworth

May 26th

May 26, 2011

"Success is cooperative" - Jacqui chanelling the sentiments of Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers thesis.

May 25th

May 25, 2011

May 24th

May 24, 2011

"Let goats runs free" - Marie Robertson

May 23rd

May 23, 2011

"Everything just as it is,as it is, as is. Flowers in bloom. Nothing to add."– Robert Aitken, Roshi

May 22nd

May 22, 2011

"It's not just philosophy, not just words; it's knowing how the mind functions; only then can you develop loving-kindness; only then can you become a spiritual person." Lama Thubten Yeshe

May 21st

May 21, 2011

"Behold bliss everywhere, in all things.... Embrace bliss in every form and particle of creation." - Paramahansa Yogananda

May 20th

May 20, 2011

“Bless the products of the bovines and the vines!” William Cole

May 19th

May 19, 2011

The imperfections of a man, his frailties, his faults, are just as important as his virtues. You can't separate them. They're wedded. ~Henry Miller

May 18th

May 18, 2011

“When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have” Stephen Hawking

May 17th

May 17, 2011

May 16th

May 16, 2011
“Keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.” -George Bernard Shaw

May 15th

May 15, 2011

"There are many paths to enlightenment. Be sure to take the one with a heart." Lao Tzu

May 14th

May 14, 2011

“Merrily, merrily shall I live now,--Under the blossom that hangs on the bough.”- William Shakespeare

May 13th

May 13, 2011

“When I say artist I mean the person who is building things, creating, molding the earth, whether it be the plains of the west, or the iron ore of Penn. It's all a big game of construction, some with a brush, some with a shovel, some choose a pen.” Jackson Pollock

May 12th

May 12, 2011

"Because you are alive, everything is possible." — Tich Nhat Hahn

May 11th

May 11, 2011

“Come oh come ye tea
thirsty restless ones
the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically”
- Rabindranath Tagore

May 10th

May 10, 2011

"You were born together, and together you shall be for evermore.... but let there be spaces in your togetherness. And let the winds of the heavens dance between you." - Kahlil Gibran

May 9th

May 9, 2011

Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice. ~ Henry Ford

May 8th

May 8, 2011

"The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began, Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow if I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it joins some larger way Where many path and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say." - J.R Tolkein The Lord of the Rings The Old Walking Song sung by Bilbo Baggins, Chapter 'A Long-Expected Party'

May 7th

May 7, 2011

So be true to life by being true to your inner purpose. As you become present and thereby total in what you do, your actions become charged with spiritual power. Eckhart Tolle

May 6th

May 6, 2011

"Slender, so slender
Its stalk bends under dew
Little yellow flower" - Basho

May 5th

May 5, 2011

"If you want to be incrementally better- Be competitive. If you want to be exponentially better- Be cooperative." - Unknown

May 4th

May 4, 2011

"The road to success is permanently under construction" - Lily Tomlin

May 3rd

May 3, 2011

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”~ Anna Quindlen.

May 2nd

May 2, 2011

'Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.” Joseph Campbell

May 1st

May 1, 2011

“Life is not a journey to the grave with intentions of arriving safely in a pretty well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out and loudly proclaiming ... WOW! What a ride!” - Unknown


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