“Hokusai says” Hokusai says look carefully. He says pay attention, notice. He says keep looking, stay curious. He says there is no end to seeing. He says look forward to getting old. He says keep changing, you just get more who you really are. He says get stuck, accept it, repeat yourself…
Sow seeds of kindness.
Listen to “sage” advice.
Don’t let little things “bug” you.
On arriving, he invited me in to meet his family. As we walked toward the front door, he paused briefly at a small tree,
“Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results:”
He is loyalty itself. He has taught me the meaning of devotion. With him, I know a secret comfort and a private peace.
Take time to chill.
Celebrate your uniqueness
“Everyone you may meet in life, even if they appear plain and insignificant…see each of them as a wise Holy Man.”
Don’t be too harsh with the man who sins
or pelt him with word or stone
Unless you are sure…yea doubly sure
that you have no sins of your own…
we pray and fail to see the answers right in front of our faces because we have our own pre-conceived ideas of how the answers should come to us.
At that moment the husband said ‘My God, poor kid. What horrible parents!’
The touchstone was a small pebble that could turn any common metal into pure gold
A man was exploring caves by the seashore. In one of the caves he found a canvas bag with a bunch of hardened clay vessels.