Cherish Today

Today you can rush to work, or you could choose to stop on your way and observe the morning, truly observe and feel it. Feel the air moving and observe how it makes the leaves on the trees flicker.  Observe how little animals move around, blissfuly unaware that the world is going to end one…

Being Present

Over the past few days I have been re-reading a book I bought about a year or two ago.  The book is Everyday Zen: Love and Work (Plus).  When I first read the book I remember that my impression was that it was an easy-to-read book with light content about Zen, meditating, and grounding ourselves.…

Finding Peace During a Storm

As a child, I often heard people say, “After the storm comes the calm.”  The belief is that a turmoil, whether we are talking about psychological or physical, can only last for a finite time, and after this finite time things will be calmer, better.  This way of thinking is supposed to lift our spirits…