Thursday, March 6, 2008

Zen wisdom for the day

Buddhism is not about attaining some perfect, other place of peace and calm. Buddhism is about realizing that the place you’re already at is peaceful and calm if you would just stop screaming and throwing dishes.

-- Karen Maezen Miller, interviewed by Jen Lemen on her blog

3 comments:

Yolanda said...

I so need to incorporate this into my life right now. Thanks for sharing it. I am a Jen fan too.

Karen said...

I couldn't have said it better myself.

Judy Merrill-Smith said...

...Because, of course Karen, you DID say it yourself! Thanks for stopping by.