Posts Tagged ‘Thich Nhat Hanh’

Breathing in, Breathing Out
Breathing in, Breathing Out
I am blooming as a flower
I am fresh as the dew (more…)


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Wake up

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I found this beautiful and moving letter posted on Plum Village blog. It was very inspiring and awakening for me to read it.


EIRE (Ireland)

Dear Thay,

A little more than eight years ago, perhaps ten, I drove up to Dublin mountains every other evening after work and parked at the edge of the steep cliff. I would roll and smoke joint after joint and cry and cry and cry. I would drive my car to the edge of the precipice and try to summon up the courage to drive it over and to end my life there. It was such a beautiful place. Mountains on both sides rolling down to a beautiful green valley with a lovely river running through it. A beautiful place to die, but I couldn’t do it. I would cry most of the way home and just go to bed. (more…)

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I am home

i am home

          I have arrived

          I am home (more…)

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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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