At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough. No record of it needs to be kept and you don’t need someone to share it with or tell it to. When that happens — that letting go — you let go because you can. Toni Morrison (via zenlikeme)via proletarianinstinct
I’m working to keep my blog a positive space.
First my blog, then my mind.
got it backwards there, your blog is an extension of mind, who said it was yours anyway?via zenlikeme-deactivated20111123
Good is not so good; Bad is not so bad. A tibetan tantric mantra for equanimity by Lama Yeshe (via lazyyogi)via lazyyogi
People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. Thich Nhat Hanh (via zenlikeme)via zenlikeme-deactivated20111123
Renunciation is not getting rid of the things of this world, but accepting that they pass away. Aitken Roshi (via zenlikeme)via zenlikeme-deactivated20111123
Why do you question your own perfection? Purpose exists in perfection, but your purpose is not fulfilled by your becoming perfect.
- The Arcturians
Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes. Alan Watts (via endearingyouare)via endearingyouare