There is only one way to go, and that’s up. I know that it is possible for life to look, sometimes, as if it’s going downhill, as if everything is falling apart. But consider this: When life is ‘falling apart’ things could actually be falling together…maybe for the first time. Try to not see things…
Morning comes every day; the sunrise does not fail, nor the sunset. Give it time. That is all that may be required. Just give it time. Do not try to push the river. The cycles of life present themselves, play themselves out, and make smooth every passage and terrain. Try not to get caught…
All perception is a blur
Everything moves, movings within movings
No matter how fast our glimpse,
how fast the shutter speed,
the moment still smears itself across the retina
pretending to be solid through photon limitations.
We live in a blur
Moving senses passing changing messages
When I rise up above the earth,
And look down on the things that fetter me,
I beat my wings upon the air,
Or tranquil lie,
Originally posted on Inspiring Stories:
There’s a Buddhist/Zen story that illustrates how Human mind is accustomed to seeing only the bad situation instead of focusing on the good that is there: There was once an old lady who worried all the time. Her elder daughter was married to an umbrella merchant while the younger daughter…
The Hares were so persecuted by the other beasts they did not know where to go.
The Blind Men and the Elephant is a parable from India that has been adapted by many religions and published in various stories for adults and children.
See the big picture
be a star
keep looking up
don’t be afraid of the dark