THE PARABLE OF THE CHINESE FARMER: THE PRESENT IS PERFECT

In times of disaster we are so focused on the current pain and loss that it is very hard to see how such a thing could actually be good. It rarely appears good in the moment. Alternatively, good things may not be as good as they seem. The Taoists belief is that things are neitherContinue reading “THE PARABLE OF THE CHINESE FARMER: THE PRESENT IS PERFECT”

How to manage your ANGER

We have all had times when we’ve been consumed by the fire of anger.  It’s a powerful force that can burst into flames in minutes, burning ourselves and others if we let it. Anger can cause feelings of guilt, regret, or shame and when it gets out of control it can destroy lives and relationships.Continue reading “How to manage your ANGER”

Alan Watts Explains What is Meditation. How to correctly meditate and the result of meditation

Alan Watts cuts to the root of what meditation really is all about. Meditative practice has no motive, except to experience the present moment. The goal of meditation is quite simple. To be within the here and now. To divorce yourself from symbolic language, hangups of time and experience the immediacy of the present moment.Continue reading “Alan Watts Explains What is Meditation. How to correctly meditate and the result of meditation”

Heaven and Hell – A Zen Parable. Heaven and hell are indeed within us.

When we are engulfed with anger, hatred, fear, we suffer, and it is hell.When we feel compassion, humility and acceptance, for ourselves and for others, it is heaven. Our calm and joy fill us and also our environment. We know inner peace, not as an elusive entity, but as an experience we can truly feel,Continue reading “Heaven and Hell – A Zen Parable. Heaven and hell are indeed within us.”