Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Monday, January 11, 2010

paying attention


Waking up this morning, I smile.
Twenty-four brand new hours are before me.
I vow to live fully in each moment and to look
at all beings with eyes of compassion.
-Thich Nhat Hanh

6 comments:

  1. That is wonderful - compassion is what I have gained with age, I think, and I do strive for it. I tried to get Thich Nhat Hanh's book from the library, but had no success over here.

    Pomona x

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  2. Pomona, I've sent you an email @ finding your book. :-)

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  3. oh, that a favorite quote of mine. I love that man.

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  4. lovely quote. and how nice to wake up to sunshine!

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  5. I love the writings of Thich Nhat Hanh, this one is also a favourite of mine.
    Clara

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  6. I think I'm going to have to put that up somewhere prominent in my home so I see it every day.

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