Face – 50 word poem [Tranquil Tuesday/Thursday]

Face your life head on, While rolling with the punches Be still as a lake But don't bend like willows Or one day soon break.   Face your fears head on, They are a hidden gift What frightens is really light Like lighthouses save sailors adrift on a dark moon night.     This was really … Continue reading Face – 50 word poem [Tranquil Tuesday/Thursday]

Love Yourself

She said, "I hate my own body." The master replied, "Why?" She said, "My ears and nose are all wrong, I'm not the right height and my eyes are the wrong color, just for starters!" The master replied, "Why all this right and wrong about body? What is right body?" She said, "You know... like those … Continue reading Love Yourself

How to be Phone-Less

You just broke/lost your phone. It's unusable/unfindable and you'll have to get a new one. You are now phoneless. What is it that you're thinking immediately after this event? How is it that you are feeling? Allow me to take a guess in that you are feeling upset. You are thinking about the amount of … Continue reading How to be Phone-Less

The Wise Man {Tao Te Ching Excerpt}

The following is not my own writing; in fact, the Tao Te Ching was written approximately 500bc by the philosopher Lao Tzu and is a very important text to the duality of spiritual and religious Taoism and it's 12million followers. I was rereading it through for the second time today and this particular passage really resonated with … Continue reading The Wise Man {Tao Te Ching Excerpt}

Time Travel

A curtain of black hair masked the bowed head of the girl. Her knees bounced up and down incessantly while the sounds of muffled heavy breathing leaked out from behind her hair. The master saw this as he walked through the garden and so approached this sad looking creature and asked, "Whatever is the matter, … Continue reading Time Travel

A Secret of Silence

The master sat in silence for three days and three nights. On the morning of the fourth day, a boy monk came to the master and asked him, "how can you be so silent for such a length of time with such wisdom as yours?" The master answered with silence. The boy asked him, "I … Continue reading A Secret of Silence

Nobody

She said, "I feel like a nobody." The master replied: "You are what you feel." She said, "But, I don't want to be a nobody!" The master replied: "You start and end with no body." She said, "Whatever do you mean?" The master replied: "You have been and will be again the oak tree in the garden and … Continue reading Nobody