“Be soft in your practice. Think of the method as a fine silvery stream, not a raging waterfall. Follow the stream, have faith in its course. It will go its own way, meandering here, trickling there. It will find the grooves, the cracks, the crevices. Just follow it.” ~Sheng-Yen
“Normally, we do not so much look at things as overlook them.” ~Alan Watts.
“The water flows, but back into the ocean; The moon sinks, but is even in Heaven.” ~Eicho From the anthology “Zenrinkushu” (1429-1504)
“Let your mind wander in simplicity, blend your spirit with the vastness, follow along with things the way they are…” ~Chuang-Tzu
“His [Mankind's] powers are capable of an almost infinite expansion. There are no limits to the range of his knowledge or the ideals that exist within him. He can contemplate things material and immaterial, past or present. He can explore … Continue reading
Translates: “Be the teacher of your heart: do not allow your heart to become your teacher.” ~Patrick Lafcadio Hearn. In Ghostly Japan. 2004. p. 108. Print. My passion is what drives me. It instills desire to create, to build and … Continue reading