Liberation is being without anxiety about non-perfection.
– Quoted by Tara Brach
Felsentor Zen meditation center, Rigi.
“Forgiveness is the only way to reverse the irreversible flow of history.”
– Hannah Arendt
Whimsical artist Beni Bischof.
“The most important thing is remembering the most important thing.”
Zen wisdom quoted by Tara Brach.
“A human being is part of the whole, called by us ‘universe,’ a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”
– Albert Einstein
Mindful intention and attention lead to awareness and transformation.
Xray of Buddha statue. Rietberg Museum.
“I want you to act as you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if our house is on fire. Because it is.”
– Greta Thunberg, 16 year old environmental activist, her poignant speech at the World Economic Forum can be found here.
One of the most significant and deeply moving photographs of all times was taken 50 years ago, on Christmas Eve in 1968. The first image taken by an astronaut of this inconceivable ‘blue marble in black ink’ rising over the lunar surface was taken from Apollo 8.
“You are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts.”
– Daniel Patrick Moynihan
We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realise.
– Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk and peace activist
Wood work at a cabin in Michigan.