Divinity manifests through superlative awareness, devotion, and effort — a direct materialization of Spirit attained only when Self journeys beyond the confines of Self. – Jason Cain artist, poet, and writer.
The you that goes in one side of the meditation experience is not the same you that comes out the other side. — Henepola Gunaratana
Ask a cloud: ‘What is your date of birth? Before you were born, where were you?’ — Thich Nhat Hanh
Zhuangzi’s Butterfly Dream – Once Zhuang Zhou dreamed he was a butterfly, What fun he had, doing as he pleased! How do we know when we’re dreaming
Mindful Breath: “Be forever mindful of the breath and the Divine Spirit will be known, for true awareness is beyond thoughts” – Jason Cain artist, poet, and writer.
I want you to know that I love your ordinariness, because I, too, am ordinary. The truth is, we are all ordinary — Haemin Sunim
From the pine tree, learn of the pine. From the bamboo, learn of the bamboo — Zen proverb
You may have a million desires to be in other places, doing other things, but you are not there, you are here — Zen proverb
The deeper the trance; the deeper the madness. Only Eternity remains as Divinity flutters by. – Jason Cain artist, poet, and writer.
Zen practice is about appreciating your life in this moment — Peter Matthiessen