Gossip and Worry

How oddly similar are gossip and worry. They are both the outcome of a restless mind. A restless mind must have a changing variety of expressions and actions, it must be occupied; it must have ever increasing sensations, passing interests, and gossip contains the elements of all these. Gossip...

A Home Of Dreams

A man had only one son. That son was on his deathbed. The physicians had given up saying they cannot do anything to save him. They said he will not survive. There was no cure for the disease. It was a matter of just one or two days, he was to die any moment. The father stayed awake all night...

Questions of Quality

Someone asked, “I’ve heard how the teachings say that ‘the great sea doesn’t harbor a corpse.’ What is the sea?” Master Caoshan said, “It includes the whole universe.” The questioner asked, “Then why doesn’t it harbor a corpse?” The master said, “It doesn’t let one...

Fear and Escape

Do you really want to be free, or is that just a phrase? “I may sound casual, but I would give a great deal to be rid of this fear…When I am interested in my work, or in a game, it is often absent; but like some monster it is ever waiting, and soon we are companions...

Bring Talent to the ...

One of the most basic elements of teamwork is this: Be good at what you do. Teams need talent. The more of it you bring to the group, the more you can contribute. Build your skills, and, in a very real sense, you are building the team. You can’t have a high-powered team with low-talent...

Only Life goes beyon...

Life is an opportunity. You can use it, you can misuse it, or you can simply waste it. It depends on you. Except you, nobody is going to be responsible. Responsibility is of the individual. Once you realize this then you start becoming alert, aware. Then you start living in a totally different...

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