Posts Tagged ‘buddhist’

Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment fully alive and aware.

to meditate

To meditate does not mean
to fight with a problem.
To meditate means to observe. (more…)


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My joy is like spring, so warm
it makes flowers bloom all over the Earth.
My pain is like a river of tears,
so vast it fills the four oceans.

Please call me by my true names,
so I can hear all my cries and laughter at once,
so I can see that my joy and pain are one.

– from ‘Please call me by my true names’ by Thich Nhat Hanh

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be present

May I become at all times, both now and forever
A protector for those without protection (more…)

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It is challenging turning towards my fears, bad feeling and discomfort and not trying to avoid them. I just wonder how important it is to embrace those feelings, wanting to know more about them.

I want to acknowledge these unpleasant feelings and inquiring into them, so I can open the door to deeper understanding, compassion and peace within myself. When I open myself to the painful reality of the moment, I actually suffer less. I’m not stuck in avoidance any more, I’m accepting the present moment…

alone (more…)

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Today I do a little experiment with myself. I make a conscious effort to see how I think. I start observing my thoughts, one by one, without any judgement. I take in consideration that thoughts are thoughts not facts. What if I tried to change my usual way of thinking?…and I just live my last day.

They say live each day as if it were your last. (more…)

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Take my hand.

We will walk.

We will only walk.

We will enjoy our walk

without thinking of arriving anywhere.


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The Mind of Love

Today I love the world.

Last week it was a vile place,

broken, beyond repair. (more…)

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