Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Christmas Day

When you don't believe in Christmas Day, every day is Christmas Day.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Parrot

Once upon a time there was a parrot that kept repeating "happiness, happiness, happiness."  I am that parrot.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Illusions Of Loss

Everything but a life can be replaced.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Strangeness Of Life

Destiny is the name we give to the strange way our lives turn out.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Revelations

The people who enlighten us are the ones who tell us their secrets.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Private Pleasures

Blessed is the nightbird that sings for joy and not to be heard.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

A Wrong Turn

Take a wrong turn. Get lost in something you love.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A Beautiful Touch

How beautiful to touch another's soul with a word, a gesture, a thought.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Making Progress

The only real progress in life is to love it more and more.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

A Terrible Irony

There are lies that heal and truths that kill.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

It Goes On

Writing is like life: it goes on.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

In Nature

Beauty, like an immense wave, breaks over me, and I surrender myself to it.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The Feast

Don't stand in the hallway waiting; join the feast.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The Power Of Words

To speak of happiness is to create happiness.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

A Loaf Of Bread

A loaf of bread is sliced in order to share it.  Two hearts make a heart, not one.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The Richness Of Life

We feel more than we can express, we see more than we can say.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Violets

A belief in violets isn't necessary for violets to be there.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The Supreme Art

The supreme art, the art of arts, is to be at peace with oneself.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Price

Boredom is the price one pays for not enjoying everything.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Know Thyself

He who is not an enigma to himself doesn't know himself.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Miracles

When you stop expecting miracles, life is the miracle.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The Cherry Trees

If the cherry trees had to wait for understanding they would never blossom.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

The Spider

The spider spinning its web is absorbed, but not self-absorbed.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The Genius And The Fool

Greater than being a genius is to be a fool in love with life.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Simple Pleasures

The liveliness of squirrels, and the languor of summer evenings, were meaning enough for me.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Gift

Cherish like a son, a daughter, each irreplaceable moment.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Chapter And Verse

A time and a season for everything, but happiness first.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Perfection

I've had too many perfect days not to believe in perfection.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

A Simple Truth

A breath, to keep you going, must be your own.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Thorn And The Rose

My maturity: no longer saying no to the thorn, saying yes to the rose.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Capsules Of Time

We are these bodies, these tiny capsules consumed by Time.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Creating Enemies

Where tolerance is forbidden, hatred becomes a religion.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Naked We Came

One should approach life as one approaches a lover-naked.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Mission

Simply by living every day one fulfills one's mission in life.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Narrow Windows

There's always more sky than can be seen from any window.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

It Is Nothing

We get obsessed with a thought or goal and forget it is nothing.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

True Happiness

Being happy for other people's happiness is the best kind of happiness.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The Easy Life

If loving comes easy, nothing else seems hard.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Be Yourself

A scent has only itself to give but that's enough.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Another Kind Of Light

We walk in our own light as well as the light of the sun.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Keep Singing

You can drop dead even while singing. But that's no reason to stop singing.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The Quintessence

All that matters is that you live the life that is right for you.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The Temptation Of Beauty

Beauty brought the bee to the flower. Nectar is what it found there.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

My Art

My art is to look at things and be quiet.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

My Politics

I'm on the side of whatever keeps the flowers growing.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

A Little Kindness

Let a kind word warm you when your thoughts turn cold.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Spontaneous & Carefree

The rain that falls wherever it pleases. I want to be that rain.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The Easy Life

Never underestimate the wisdom of being easily satisfied.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Transcendence

There is something in every creature born that transcends its time and place of birth.