Tag: flower

Wisdom of the Guest

The Guest The Guest is inside you, and also inside me; You know the sprout is hidden inside the seed. We are all struggling; none of us has gone far. Let your arrogance go and look around inside. The blue sky opens out further… Continue Reading “Wisdom of the Guest”

Wednesday of Hope – To Risk Opening

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was greater than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin

Life Is a Garden

life is a garden, not a road we enter and exit through the same gate wandering, where we go matters less than what we notice – Bokonon

For a Mind Clear as Water

In a mind clear as still water, even the waves, breaking, are reflecting its light – Eihei Dogen

Not Made in the Shade

Flowers are not made by singing “Oh, how beautiful,” and sitting in the shade.   – Rudyard Kipling

What Is Enough?

Do we really need much more than this? To honor the dawn. To visit a garden. To talk to a friend. To contemplate a cloud. To cherish a meal. To bow our heads before the mystery of the day. Are these not enough? –… Continue Reading “What Is Enough?”

Bring forth a Flower

Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower. – Shigenori Kameoka

When Is Time Really Wasted?

It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

What Happens Here, Happens There

Pick a flower and you move a farthest star. – Paul Dirac

Wednesday of Hope – No Mud, No Lotus

It takes mud for the lotus to become itself, and the greater the mud in your life, the greater the lotus blossom. – Jakusho Kwong, No Beginning, No End