Has anybody ever told you that to not go the fruits of labor? A long time ago, I was told that and agreed about that but didn’t understand what it meant. I just took it whimsically and moved along in my endeavors. When you visualize it, you will understand a very important worth for the wise.Continue reading “What is the Symbolic Meaning of Fruits?”
It’s difficult to find the purity in life since fashioned in renditions of impurities. Hence, we need to look in it’s original form to reveal purity. Take silk for instance. Purity is derived from the raw and unrefined silk. In it’s original form, it can be depicted of several threads from the cocoons of silkworms found on the branches of the mulberry tree (1). Silk does go through a meticulous process in gathering silkworms, harvesting cocoons, thread extraction, dyeing, spinning, weaving, and finishing (2).Continue reading “Purity”
There are many paths in life, however the choice is up to you. While you can have your eyes fixed on the goal, the state of mind you are in determines the progress and comfortability of the task you are endeavoring. A mind that is distracted toward various things can be prone to more weight than it can handle. If it is not so much, you can cross a mountain of thoughts with ease. If it is heavy, you can have a painstaking task ahead of you. The opposites in the polarities can be monumentous, which can affect your overall perseverance, motivation, and effort. Distracted and fixed in mindset, you may miss the obvious in your mobility in life.Continue reading “A Look Into the Mind”
Once a year we have a reminder of love. It is a whole season dedicated into the spirit of a connection that is in giving and receiving. Though love can be beyond material if you look at it in its’ essence. Though we are given a chance to bring love a shape or form. This is the spirit of christmas.Continue reading “The Spirit of Love and Christmas”
There are probably ten thousand thoughts that come in a day, however most can only recognize a fraction of it. As thoughts come into your mind, it comes in as different forms. It could be useful or it could be a bit far fetched. Or rather it could be only a figment of thoughts that doesn’t quite peace together. Sometimes it is like a piece of a puzzle trying to find a link. Though, when you sincerely come up with a vision, you can make it a reality.Continue reading “Vision and Action”
There is an issue in defining ourselves on the way of life and nature. It is kind of an enigma if you don’t have a fundamental grasp of reality and how things work. There can be a challenge to know where it is to start if in case to have questions about life? And what makes us who are?Continue reading “Investigating Memory”
Sooner or later you will get to a point in where you needed to go. After a long journey in the road of life, you may come to realize that you are coming to the end. However, the end is only a beginning. Instead just look at the end as a new chapter in life where a new beginning can unfold. While a destination can be a close, in actuality it is a fixed point. Though it could just be a place where you know you have been and can put it under your belt as a reminder.
It seems easy to go day by day going wherever the great river of life takes you. It could have twist and turns around a mountain, but settled as a particle of the vast movement where all you can do is naturally flow in the direction of the current. A particle has no way to move, because it is only floating as debris of a substance so small. It is left with no fins, paddles, or oars to swim about in the water to know the surroundings. Are you moving? Or is it moving you? Lacking cognition, it could take you anywhere and no where at all. It could take you to a pond, other river beds, possible streams, or the ocean itself.
There are many elements that could make up a good mind. It could be comprised of virtue, proficient in subjects, knowledgeability, attentiveness, active in memory, strength of intelligence, intuition, willful, contemplative, imaginative, enlightened, perseverance, determined. The list can go on. However, the conduit is the means to use it.Continue reading “Using Our Minds Well”
There is a book widely known that explains the eternal nature of the universe. It is very popular just like the bible, however it is not promoted as much as it. The famous philosopher Lao Tzu wrote this book during the ancient times of China. It is called the Tao Te Ching.Continue reading “What is the Tao Te Ching?”