July 31, 2007

July 30, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/30/2007


If you try to aim for it, you are turning away from it.
~Zen Saying


July 29, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/29/2007


Life is what it is, you cannot change it, But you can change yourself.

~Hazrat Inayat Khan


July 28, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/28/2007


Let nothing disturb you, let nothing frighten You; everything passes away except God; God alone is sufficient.

~~ St. Teresa of Avila


July 27, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/27/2007


To every disadvantage there is a Corresponding advantage.

~~ W. Clement Stone


July 26, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/26/2007


My religion is very simple - My religion is kindness.

~~ Dalai Lama


July 25, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/25/2007


The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk On the water, but to walk on the earth.

~~ Chinese proverb


July 24, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/24/2007


Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you Will land among the stars.

~~ Les Brown


July 23, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/23/2007


The secret of happiness is not doing what One likes, but in liking what one has to do.

~~ James Barrie


July 22, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/22/2007


There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is Hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness, And this is the great poverty that makes People suffer so much.~~ Mother Teresa


July 20, 2007

July 19, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/19/2007


When one door closes another opens. Expect That the new door to reveal even greater wonders And glories and surprises. Feel yourself grow With every experience. And look for the reason For it.

~~ Eileen Caddy

July 18, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/18/2007


With courage you will dare to take risks, have The strength to be compassionate and the Wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation Of integrity.

~~ Keshavan Nair


July 17, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/17/2007


All birth ends in death. All creation ends in dissolution. All accumulation ends in dispersion. All that appears real is transitory. Come, Drink the elixir of fearlessness!

~~ Nagarjuna


July 16, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/16/2007


No one knows whether death may not turn out To be the greatest of blessings for a human Being; and yet people fear it as if they know for Certain that it is greatest of evils.

~~ Socrates


July 15, 2007

July 14, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/14/2007


One in All, All in One -If only this is realized, No more worry about your not being perfect!

~~ Seng - ts'an

July 13, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/13/2007


Behold but One in all things; it is the Second that leads you astray.

~~ Kabir


July 12, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/12/2007


The words that enlighten the soul are More precious than jewels.

~~ Hazrat Inayat Khan


July 10, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/10/2007


Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the Universe will be simpler; solitude will not be Solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor Weakness weakness.

~~ Henry David Thoreau


July 09, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/9/2007


Life does not consist mainly - or even largely - Of facts and happenings. It consists mainly of The storm of thoughts that are forever blowing Through one's mind.

~~ Mark Twain

July 08, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/8/2007


The Japanese master Nan-in gave audience To a professor of philosophy. Serving tea, Nan-in filled his visitor's cup, And kept pouring. The professor watched the overflow until he Could restrain himself no longer:Stop! The cup is overfull, no more will go in. Nan-in said:Like this cup, You are full of your own opinions and speculations. How can I show you Zen Unless you first empty your cup?

~~Zen Story

July 07, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/7/2007


I do my thing, and you do your thing, I am not in this world to live up to your Expectations. And you are not in this world to live up to Mine. You are you and I am I, And if by chance we find each other, it's Beautiful. If not, it can't be helped.

~~ Frederick S. Perls


July 06, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/6/2007


When an emotional injury takes place, the Body begins a process as natural as the healing Of a physical wound. Let the process happen. Trust that nature will do the healing. Know That the pain will pass and, when it passes, you will be stronger, happier, more sensitive and Aware.

~~ Melba Colgrove


July 05, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/5/2007


Help is here. Learn to be quiet in the midst of turmoil, for Quietness is the end of strife and this is the Journey to peace. Through the practice of silence we become Aware of our pain. The pain is always there - in Our minds and in our bodies. Silence allows us To see it, face it, release it.

~~ Gunilla Norris


July 04, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/4/2007


Paradise is nearer to you than The thongs of your sandals.

~The Koran


July 03, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/3/2007


Every year I live I am more convinced that The waste of life lies in the love we have not Given, the powers we have not used, the Selfish prudence that will miss nothing, and Which, shirking pain, misses happiness as Well.

~~ Mary Cholmondely


July 02, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/2/2007


What really frightens and dismays us is not External events themselves, but the way in Which we think about them. It is not things That disturb us, but our interpretation of their Significance.

~~ Epictetus, A Manual For Living


July 01, 2007

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 7/1/2007


We either make ourselves miserable, or we Make ourselves strong. The amount of work is The same.

~~ Carlos Castaneda