In My Mind's Zen Garden
  • Gautama Buddha
    The Five Horses of the Mind

    Doing a random search of Buddha Quotes on Google, the first three quotes to come up are listed below, in this exact order: You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. —Gautama Buddha Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single

  • Serene Sunday
    How to Cultivate Positive Thoughts Amid Adversity

    Leave Well Enough Alone Let me tell you, I’ve had my share of family drama on both sides of the family. And without getting into all the details, sometimes it’s best to leave well enough alone. Sometimes, we need to accept things for what they are, of course after

  • Buddha Altar
    Love Always Trumps Hate

    Very similar to the words of Martin Luther King, Jr… but The Buddha’s message is from the 3rd Century BCE. Both messages are of profound wisdom, of Peace, Love and Understanding…

  • “We Are What We Think…”

    Depending on your current point-of-view, and whether you are ready to accept the teaching or not, the words below could be the most profound thing you’ve ever read… …or it could simply be just words lost in time… From The Dhammapada.

  • One of Those Saturday Posts Before Christmas

    It’s been a few days since I last wrote a post here… I just wanted to say, that as good as my Life seems, I have my own demons that I continue to battle almost everyday. Yes, folks. Most of the time, even at my age, I continually battle

  • Scripps Sunset
    Positive Thinking: The Power of Forgiveness

    I’ve written about forgiveness a few times already. The more I ponder over this topic, the more I realize just how important the act of forgiveness truly is. If you don’t forgive someone for whatever negative actions were thrown at you, it’s simply mental thoughts that negatively affect your


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