There is no way to happiness – happiness is the way.
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.
We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize.
In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.
Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos – the trees, the clouds, everything.
Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.
Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.
The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.