QOTD: I love the night passionately…

I love the night passionately. I love it as I love my country, or my mistress, with an instinctive, deep, and unshakeable love. I love it with all my senses: I love to see it, I love to breathe it in, I love to open my ears to its silence, I love my whole body…

Photo of the Day – Pagoda and Peace

This pagoda is next to a giant Koi pond and a great orchid garden, near to a babbling brook and waterfall and just a hop away from a well manicured golf course. It’s the epitome of relaxation.

Quote of the Day – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross on Silence

I have a lot of things I have to get done in a short, short time. So you’ll probably hear a lot of silence from me today. Therefore, today’s quote is about silence. There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence…

Photo of the Day – Japanese Maple

I was walking through a sanctuary with some friends not too long ago and saw this Japanese Maple sitting all alone in the middle of this green, green field of grass. Even though it had dropped all it’s leaves, you know, in spring, it will return to it’s own special beauty. I feel like that’s…

Quote of the Day – Tenzin Gyatso on Being Content

On this day, in 1940, Tenzin Gyatso was enthroned as the 14th, and current, Dalai Lama. I thought we could all use some reminders about inner peace and contentment. 🙂 There have been 14 Dalai Lamas, which are considered as reincarnations of the original. In order to be happy we must first possess inner contentment;…