On the cliffs

For there on the cliffs, high above the translucent sea, the willows nutmeg tree is once again setting its roots, bursting into flower each spring and filling the air with a heady, languorous scent.

 

~Giles Milton

 

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Take a shower

Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes.

Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more.

You’re doing just fine.

 

~Charlotte Eriksson

A young creek

When you are a young person, you are like a young creek, and you meet many rocks, many obstacles and difficulties on your way. You hurry to get past these obstacles and get to the ocean. But as the creek moves down through the fields, it becomes larger and calmer and it can enjoy the reflection of the sky. It’s wonderful. You will arrive at the sea anyway so enjoy the journey. Enjoy the sunshine, the sunset, the moon, the birds, the trees, and the many beauties along the way. Taste every moment of your daily life.

 

 

~Thich Nhat Hanh