Quickly, without thinking good or evil, what is your original face before your parents were born. – From the Gateless Gate Every person is on the path of self-realization, whether they ever reach the transcendental realization or not. To the Taoist, understanding comes from not knowing. Because to know something with certainty blocks off all …
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Awe Walks Boost Well-Being
According to a scientific study published September 21, adults who took short fifteen minute “awe walks” just once a week reported measurable improvements in their positive emotions and a decrease in their daily stress.
What We Pretend to Be
To find the path, leave the false self behind.
Everyday epiphanies and the beauty of impermanence.
All things have been given to us for a purpose, and an artist must feel this more intensely. All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our embarrassments, all is given to us as raw material, as clay, so that we may shape our art. – Jorge Luis Borges There is nothing extraneous …