Monday, August 25, 2008

Morning Zen

Life and love and flow and be. We are reminded again and again of the fragile nature of life and our existence. A blink and change can occur that was unpredicted and unknown. Reminded that like the butterfly comes into our lives and crosses our paths and catches a wind to another place and another to grace. Again I know do not leave undone a relationship. Certainly there are friends that we meet and know and share and move and when we see each other we see each other and all is well with the world again. Say hello and goodbye and depart with love because we do really never know when the next time we will meet will be. "In the future or in the pasture."

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

"Life is better with happy thoughts."
from my favorite cookie

"If you can't say anything nice, shut the hell up...damnit!"
from my mother throughout my entire youth

...simple, yet true. if we think nice thoughts, say nice things, do nice things then we will have no regrets. so why are the most simple of acts sometimes the most difficult? why is it when I sit in silence those around me seem the happiest? alas........thinking "Happy Monday" to all, even those who really piss me offf...oops, almost had not nice thought...bad me....

Anonymous said...

...and in all seriousness, good thoughts to you and yours both near and far. Keep the happy thoughts in your heart. The smallest acts can do the most good sometimes.

Anonymous said...

and a falling into the text....
chap. 14, open to pg 204...and read forward from there. .....
"the wise heart"

it is remembered well...the saying was different...."if you can't say something nice...don't say anything"...kept quiet a lot back then....however, like running the light....it seems only negative when one is caught...like the tree and the sound of its falling...

but then, if the mind is enlightened...it need not be that one makes a decision to say something nice....or unnice....the mind is free of contention....no judgement follows the wise heart..

difficult in our society's climate...one of condemnation, gossip, and ah, yes even the most enlightened have fallen into that season...escaping it is yet another path of keeping the rage and the anger...the grudge from causing pain...for the anger and grudge to another is within the heart of the holder...not the one held against.....
better said in the reference from above....

anger, fear, cynicism and the escape to the mind's frame ....

the fragile nature of life...I have seen it often....
each day, is one closer and one further away..to what and from what you ask...you know though....to know one's number would be unfair to one's self....

....undone relationships ....there are those with age ...what is that saying ....age like fine spirits...and those are there which also sour....the plug is pierced ....and the pungent gases hiss outward like yellow fog....

like a wound...if left to heal it will....if scored each day with the word, the thought, or the memory....it will not heal.
Left to heal it will....some must be that way.

let all life's torment find peace..

Best wishes,
Namaste'
JJ