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I love telling jokes. But whenever I get started my wife picks up her knitting. Why would she do that? Probably because your jokes are so old that she needs to keep her hands busy to avoid strangling you…..!
Posted in Blogging, Fun, Jokes, Photography, Uncategorized Tagged flowers, knitting, Laughter, life, orchids, smiles, wife 3 Comments
God as Mother!
There are some temples where God is worshipped as Mother. In one of these, in the state of Bengal, She is represented by a large stone image. The sculptor has carved, in stone, his idea of the Mother of the … Continue reading
Posted in lessons, Moral Tales, Photography, Uncategorized, values Tagged beauty, flowers, god, lessons, life, monks, mothers, sculpture, universe, wisdom, zen 2 Comments
A student asked Suzuki Roshi why the Japanese make their teacups so thin and delicate that they break easily. “It’s not that they’re too delicate,” he answered, “but that you don’t know how to handle them. You must adjust yourself … Continue reading
Posted in Buddhism, Thoughts, Uncategorized, values Tagged adjustment, cultures, flowers, lessons, life, roses, teacher, teacups, wisdom, zen 12 Comments
A Little Talking Bee…
One sunny morning, a little boy was looking at the flowers in the garden. Suddenly, a little bee came and sat on his nose. He was afraid that the bee might sting him. He stood very still. Then the bee … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Ideas, Moral Tales, Photography, Thoughts, Uncategorized Tagged bees, boys, children, flowers, garden, lessons, life, tales 8 Comments