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In Harmony with Earth

First thing in the morning, before you meet or greet anyone, remember to greet all of nature, all visible and invisible creatures. Say to them: “I am grateful for your work, I love you and want to be in harmony with you!” At this… Continue Reading “In Harmony with Earth”

What Is Life?

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the Sunset. – Crowfoot, a leader of… Continue Reading “What Is Life?”

Wednesday of Hope – Tragedy, a Source of Strength

There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’ No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster. ― Dalai Lama XIV

The Sense of Wonder

There is a sixth sense, the natural religious sense, the sense of wonder. – D.H. Lawrence

Let’s Live in Amazement!

  Those who are awake live in a constant state of amazement. – Jack Kornfield

Emptiness in Bloom

  Emptiness is bound to bloom, like hundreds of grasses blossoming. – Eihei Dogen, Sky Flowers

Where Do We Find Heaven?

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads. – Henry David Thoreau

A Month of Rachel Carson – Week 5

Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. – Rachel Carson

A Month of Rachel Carson – Week 4

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility. – Rachel Carson

A Month of Rachel Carson – Week Three

Those who contemplate the beauty of the Earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. – Rachel Carson