Love the question

‘Be patient toward all that is unresolved in your heart

And try to love the questions themselves.’

Precious moments

According to the thirteenth century Zen master Dogen, there are 6,440,099,180 moments in each day. If we multiply this by the 342 days remaining of this year, we still have 2,202,513,919,560 moments ahead of us before we get to 2015. Of course, in reality it’s impossible to calculate the ephemeral nature of moments, but in […]

Patience

‘In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. By the time! Surely man is in loss, Except those who believe and do good, and      exhort one another to Truth, and exhort one another to patience.’ This beautiful line, from the Quran (103, Surah Al-‘Asr), really struck a chord with me when I heard […]