Tuesday, January 20, 2015

now, here

Hold to the now, the here, through which all future plunges to the past.

-James Joyce, Ulysses

Washington Monument, Baltimore

Sunday, January 11, 2015


One way to come to say yes is to say no to everything that does not nourish and entice our secret inner life out into the world.

- David Whyte

Friday, January 09, 2015

a view


Before you tell your life what truths and values you have decided to live up to, let your life tell you what truths you embody, what values you represent.

- Parker J. Palmer


Sunday, January 04, 2015


We want to create a context of dignity for suffering people. To do so, it is essential to put our fingers on the pulse of our own hearts and make sure our own context of dignity is intact.

-Roshi Joan Halifax

Sunday, December 28, 2014


Friday, December 26, 2014

Christmas Eve

Happiness is an art

Whether this moment is happy or not depends on you. It's you that makes the moment happy. It's not the moment that makes you happy. With mindfulness, concentration and insight, any moment can become a happy moment. Happiness is an art.

-Thich Nhat Hanh