There is beauty everywhere, however only those that are aware of the beauty can see it. It’s easy to see that nature is full of beauty. Only that somehow it is a combination of our eyes accustomed to something ordinary. It is probably due to living in such a mundane life, something less than vivid, forgetting the importance that life has, or losing a spark which unites us to something within.
Tanzan and Ekido were once traveling together down a muddy road. A heavy rain was still falling.
Coming around a bend, they met a lovely girl in a silk kimono and sash, unable to cross the intersection.
“Come on, girl” said Tanzan at once. Lifting her in his arms, he carried her over the mud.
Ekido did not speak again until that night when they reached a lodging temple. Then he no longer could restrain himself. “We monks don’t do near females,” he told Tanzan, “especially not young and lovely ones. It is dangerous. Why did you do that?”
“I left the girl there,” said Tanzan. “Are you still carrying her?”Continue reading “Muddy Road”
Growth is a conquest in everyday life. One grows through strengths and weaknesses. While it works either way, there is no exact method in how to grow. Life holds no contradiction to the various methods. There is no right or wrong way. However the point is to give your growth a perspective so when you are growing, you can be happier and have a much better value to yourself as well as with others.Continue reading “Growth is a Conquest”
Here is a note about exercising: when you exercise after a certain degree, you can get tired. You will tell yourself how tired you are. When you listen to this, it’s a response because you are not comfortable with the exercises or that you are not ready for it or it could be about tolerance or fatigue. However, when you come out of your comfort zone, you could have doubts about things. Though while, you understand as the driver of yourself, that your exercise is just an exercise. If you want to not have these issues while exercising, just have better endurance.Continue reading “Thoughts on Exercising”
Sometimes it’s hard to connect with yourself while there are lots of things going on. But life has its moments and during these times, it can get you tossed up and down trying to make sense of it all. This fluxuation stirs unsteadily. And as the day goes on, you become spread pretty thin.Continue reading “Connecting with the Breath”
Life is always changing. This is just a fundamental part of life. Everything changes. And when you are part of the change, it can sometimes mean a world of difference. Sometimes change is easy, but while sometimes it can be hard to overcome. When you are confronted by change, then what can you do?Continue reading “Introspecting Change”
Life has its ups and downs, which is completely normal to face in everyday life. Though while hitting a stumbling block that may seem too difficult to overcome, don’t think that it is impossible. Sometimes there are things that hold you in place away from proceeding further.Continue reading “Overcoming Difficulties”
There is a cycle of life that we need to respect in our present. While the past can be a long time ago and it is something most of us forgets. However, the past culminates the seeds in the present. It is a cycle that is contributed to us now.Continue reading “The Seeds in the Present”
There is a story of time through a day. Depending on where a person works, the amount of time to whom has, there is only a certain period of it to pursue curricular activities before or after.Continue reading “About Time”
If you can have this mantra that “everyday is a life worth living”, and “to live every moment as it’s your last”, it can give you the strength to conquer anything holding you back. Life is always moving forward. Each moment has its value and if not used well, it could be wasted.Continue reading “Don’t Underestimate Yourself”