May 2013

bridge over water
May 23, 2013

GIVE YOURSELF TO THE MOMENT

The Master gives himself up to whatever the moment brings. He knows that he is going to die, and he has nothing left to hold on to: no illusions in his mind, no resistances in his body. He doesn’t think about his actions; they flow from the core of his being. He holds nothing back - Read More -

find your path2
May 22, 2013

FIND YOUR PATH

While outside today, I overheard two ladies discussing their fear of taking big risks. And later, I heard another discussion of whether one’s fate is the result of effort or destiny. The two discussions caused me to consider my beliefs. While I believe in universal forces outside of our control, I think our choices play - Read More -

home :)
May 21, 2013

CHANGE ROOMS IN YOUR MIND

Leave the familiar for a while. Let your senses and bodies stretch out Like a welcomed season Onto the meadow and shores and hills. Open up to the Roof. Make a new watermark on your excitement And love. Like a blooming night flower, Bestow your vital fragrance of happiness And giving Upon our intimate assembly. - Read More -

purple rose2
May 21, 2013

IT FELT LOVE

 How Did the rose Ever open its heart And give to this world All its Beauty? It felt the encouragement of light Against its Being, Otherwise, We all remain Too Frightened. Poetry by Hafiz Photo source: the sweetest fragrance (purple rose)

turtle play2
May 18, 2013

THE GIFT OF INNOCENCE

Although children have limited experience, their appetite and passion for life are boundless. Close your eyes and imagine yourself as a small child. Picture how your world would look from this perspective. Experience a sense of wonder at everything you see around you. Returning to your current self, see if you can fuse this freshness - Read More -

sunrise surf3
May 16, 2013

LIKE WATER

  Flow through life like water.     Photo source: sunrise wave barrel 

watermelon sales
May 15, 2013

WHEN IS ENOUGH, ENOUGH?

Last night I had the wonderful privilege of having dinner with two friends — one a Taoist Master, the other our patient and kind translator! Though much of the weekly knowledge I gain from the Master is going into the book [please stay tuned :)!], I woke up thinking of one of his stories and - Read More -

bruce-lee-happy
May 14, 2013

KNOWING IS NOT ENOUGH

“Knowing is not enough, we must APPLY. Willing is not enough, we must DO.” -Bruce Lee I appreciate this wisdom from Bruce Lee because it gets to the heart of everything. The goal of the site is to share wisdom and also to provide advice/suggestions as to how you can apply the lessons in your - Read More -

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