Tuesday, March 31, 2009

the way

Everything I thought was a mistake, every street I thought was the wrong street, was the only way to get there.

-Reb Shlomo


the landscape

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

-Marcel Proust

Monday, March 30, 2009


Gratitude is the intention to count-your-blessings every day, every minute, while avoiding, whenever possible, the belief that you need or deserve different circumstances.

-Timothy Miller

the view west

on the drive

Monday, March 23, 2009



"The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing."

-John Powell

Friday, March 20, 2009



Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle.

-Phillips Brooks

Tuesday, March 17, 2009


Monday, March 16, 2009

letting go

Although we have been made to believe that if we let go we will end up with nothing, life reveals just the opposite: that letting go is the real path to freedom.

-Sogyal Rinpoche

Saturday, March 14, 2009

no opposition

Not one single atom opposes us.

- Zen Master Hongzhi

Friday, March 13, 2009

in the kitchen

Thursday, March 12, 2009


Sunday, March 08, 2009


To regain Eden we pass beyond the ego's divisive judgments and become whole.

-Ming Zhen Shakya

Saturday, March 07, 2009

blue rose


Don't be concerned about being disloyal to your pain by being joyous.

-Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan

Friday, March 06, 2009

inside out

same boat

After an orange cloud — formed as a result of a dust storm over the Sahara and caught up by air currents — reached the Philippines and settled there with rain, I understood that we are all sailing in the same boat.

-Vladimir Kovalyonok (Astronaut)

Thursday, March 05, 2009

gold and grey


I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.

-Duke Ellington

Wednesday, March 04, 2009


Fulfilled life is possible in spite of unfulfilled wishes.

-Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Monday, March 02, 2009


Sunday, March 01, 2009