John Martin (Paradise Lost, The Courts of God)
the same as practicing it.
Who ever becomes a good rider by talking about
If you wish to embody the Tao, stop chattering and start practicing.
Lao Tzu (Hua Hu Ching)
Trans. Brian Walker
The Unknown Teachings of Lao Tzu - Hua Hu Ching(via zenhumanism)
You’ve heard it said a thousand times that example is the best teacher. Doing and showing are more powerful than telling.
does not mean you never think about the past,
or responsibly plan for the future.
The idea is simply not to allow yourself
to get lost in regrets about the past or worries about the future.
If you are firmly grounded in the present moment,
the past can be an object of inquiry,
the object of your mindfulness and concentration.
You can attain many insights by looking into the past,
but you are still grounded in the present moment.
— Thich Nhat Hanh (via lifeofaspec)
William Hogarth, Satan, Sin and Death (A Scene from Milton’s ‘Paradise Lost’), c. 1740
— Gandhi (via meditationsinwonderland)
— Zendo Dejesus Delmoral (via elespiritusantoamen)