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“Nothing is perfect, save for imperfection. Reaching for true perfection is an off hand illusion. Only when we strive for these goals that don't exist do we grow weary and tepid. Now happiness on the other hand? That can be done.”
“There once was this Zen master sitting on a small stone bench, studying his small Japanese rock garden...
There are only five rocks in the master's garden. Each was chosen for its individual perfection, as well as its unique relationship to the other stones. One day a visitor comes to the garden. The visitor steps slowly around the tiny space, contemplating the rake-grooved gravel and the stones. Eventually the visitor turns to the Zen master and exclaims, "It is perfect." The Zen master shakes his head solemnly and says, "No, it will be perfect when there are only three stones."”
“You savored the luxury of Another day …mingled in a surreal crowd of shineYou walked the dogma in yet another way…willingly surrendered to the bottom line...To tease the victory with its other half…still happy from yesterday’ confident stumble To challenge reluctance in the pride of laugh…still dazzled and sore of being too humble”
“...Light and meek float of the days, Reflects the beauty of summery shift, ...Passage of sunny & vibrant rays, Swirling its joy in wanderous drift. Translucent poise and vibrant view, ...Alley of winds clearing the sight, Merging of senses, mystic and new, ..Blending of visions, warm and bright.”
“There was once a man in China who liked pictures of dragons. His clothing and his furniture were therefore accordingly adorned with dragons. This deep affection for their kind was brought to the attention of the Dragon Lord, who one day sent a real dragon to stand outside the man's window. It is said that he probably died of fright.”
“*Dance your heart out... dance¨over rugged machines*over cynical over mud¨dance when the tears cannot cry¨*& crying becomes only out of joy¨*when joy celebrates...all your pain¨*& thanks eternity for enriching your soul*¨¨& the only stone you carry on is the one you rock 'n roll!”