In My Mind's Zen Garden
  • Raw Salad Zen
    03.21.2013 “Easter Sunday Edition”

    Note: Check back for more food updates… . . . . Happy Easter, everyone! Yesterday, I “cheated” by eating 4 Hershey’s kisses “Easter Edition” while filling the plastic eggs with candy and money. Yes, that is silly. But, chocolate has an obvious “history” in my Life, and for many.

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  • The Buddhist Altar

    I try to look at Buddhism differently, rather than regard it simply as another of the world’s great religions. I see it as a system or way of life, perhaps more as a philosophy than a religion. And Buddhism is flexible enough to allow that.

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  • Trying Versus Doing, And The Importance of the Nike Slogan.

    Whenever I hear someone say, “I’m trying” I get slightly bothered by it. Don’t get me wrong. I know that people try when they are attempting things, like when they want to lose weight, or when they want to do good. In a sense, trying means you are giving

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  • Signs of Life in 2009…

    What is “real”? How do you define “real”? —Morpheus I love the original Matrix movie. Lots of great quotes that can be connected to Christianity AND Buddhism. Words of wisdom that questions what our views of reality are. For instance, do you view the body and mind as separate?

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  • Positive Thinking Must Be A Superpower

    Life is tough sometimes… can everyone agree with me? Well, from past experiences, as positive as I try to be, negative things will occur. If you believe in the power of positive thinking, you believe that our thoughts (however small) can affect us. And if we ARE what we

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  • Afternoon Sky
    5 Great Articles on Improving Your Life This Year

    If You Have It All Dialed In… well then, you don’t need to read this. Hehe… So just slap the guy seated in the lotus position contemplating his navel! But, I thought I would take the time to share some links that I’m sure you’ll find helpful (and quite

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