Monthly Archives: September 2019

The opposite of forgetfulness is mindfulness. Mindfulness is when you are truly there, mind and body together. You breathe in and out mindfully, you bring your mind back to your body, and you are there. When your mind is there with … Continue reading

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Love is the Nectar that Heals – Thich Nhat Hanh.

Love enables us to see things that  cannot be seen without love. The eyes of compassion are also the eyes of  understanding. Compassion is the sweet water that springs forth from the source of understanding. To practice looking deeply is … Continue reading

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In my hermitage I have planted  beautiful trees. When I do walking meditation, I often stop and hug one of the trees, breathing in and out. It’s very nourishing. The tree gives me strength, and  it always seems to me … Continue reading

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Root out the violence in your life,    and learn to live compassionately  and mindfully. Seek peace.  When you have peace within, real peace with others is possible. – Thich Nhat Hanh. @thichnhathanhquotecollective  #thay #thaysaid #compassion #peace #mindfulness #thichnhathanhquotecollective #thichnhathanh … Continue reading

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Someone asked me, aren’t you afraid about the state of the world? I allowed myself to breathe and then I said, ‘What is most important is not to allow your anxiety about what happens in the world fill your heart. … Continue reading

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An emotion is only an emotion. It’s  just a small part of your whole being. You are much more than your emotion. An emotion comes, stays for a while, and goes away, just like a storm. If you’re aware of … Continue reading

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Silence – Thich Nhat Hanh

Silence is something that comes from your heart, not from outside. Silence doesn’t mean not talking and not doing things; it means that you are not disturbed inside. If you’re truly silent, then no matter what situation you find yourself … Continue reading

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