There is a place within where peace reigns. It is possible to choose to live there. ©️A. Garden, February 2020
Thinking without love divides. Without love, thinking loses its purpose. Love is the purpose of thinking. Love is living in peace and joy. Peace, a warm and soft kind of peace, a sweet and fragrant kind of peace, a wholesome peace, a goldenwhite peace, a heart healing and mind restoring kind of peace, a tranquil … Continue reading Dreams are made of thought and love
What would the world be without straight lines? What would freedom be without mazes? What would men be without boxes? Categories? Hierarchies? Levels? Stages? Mechanisms? Models? Theories? Systems? Programs? Stories? Magic shows? Constructions? What would Life be without games? The excitement of being lost and finally found, of being trapped then finally freed, of speeding … Continue reading The boxes of men
All knowledge is built upon one foundation: perception. "in the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few." Shunryu Suzuki - Zen Mind, Begginer's Mind When natural neutral perception is distorted in any way, interfered with, suggested, imposed, imprinted, conditioned, ultimately learned, it leads to aberrant knowledge and destructive action. … Continue reading Japanese Essentials: SHOSHIN 初心 ~ beginner’s mind
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Mind creates monstrous things. Mind creates wonderful things. When Mind stops, both monstrous and wonderful things are gone. What remains is Truth, Beauty, Love, Reality. ©️A. Garden, January, 2020
Where should one start? Start right here, where you are. No point in going to a another place. The difference is irrelevant. Start right now. There is no other time. Start with that which is closest, most reliable. Your breath. Acknowledge the space inside which breath fills. Feel the warm emptiness which still remains. Somewhere, … Continue reading a meditation
Have you seen a free person? A free person loves without attachment A free person wishes without doubt A free person listens without thinking A free person talks without rehearsing A free person walks without a reason A free person breathes to feel satisfaction A free person sits quietly looking at the world A free … Continue reading Free people are kind people living simple lives