Sunday, April 22, 2007

earthly binds

Sensual desire is like a debt;
ill-will is like a disease;
sloth and torpor like imprisonment;
restlessness and worry like slavery;
and doubt like being lost on a desert road.

Digha Nikaya

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

lone flamingo

"I am determined only to speak when i am able to master my mind."

Thich Naht Hanh

Monday, April 09, 2007

the other

I learn to listen to my suffering
and the suffering of the other person.
When understanding is born in me,
compassion is born.

Thich Naht Hanh

Monday, April 02, 2007