Sunday Zen Quote

“Mind is simply a combination of all the thoughts, of all the clouds. Mind has no independent nature of its own. When all the thoughts are gone and the sky is clean and clear, you will see that everything that you have paid so much attention to is nothing but emptiness. Your thoughts were all empty. They contained nothing, they were void. ” – Osho

The Way It Is

October 6 2014

When I see blue sky with a smattering of clouds, it makes me happy. This my fellow readers, is all I need. Don’t need religion, nor read the bible. Don’t need to be told how to enjoy life. I am just basically one happy man, that likes solitude, peace of mind, and quietness.

The coffee tastes so much better, when I’m in a Zen moment. It makes the day much easier to enjoy, and live life to the fullest.

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I came to a point where I needed solitude and just stop the machine of ‘thinking’ and ‘enjoying’ what they call ‘living’, I just wanted to lie in the grass and look at the clouds.
— Jack Kerouac

Taking a stroll …

Taking a stroll, as I do everyday, I bump into Mr. I Know Everything, You Know Squat. He’s the only human being that has a common in his name.

Anyways, Mr. I Know Everything, You Know Squat, says that it is going to rain, and that will come down in buckets. He never said whether be made of steel or plastic. I tell him that it is not going to rain, as there was not one iota of a cloud. He insisted that it is going to rain, and that it will be here anytime.
Again, I told him that it is not going to rain, but he kept insisting that it is.

I told Mr. I Know Everything, You Know Squat that it is time to amble on, and continue with my daily constitution.

Wouldn’t you know, I was about a good mile into my walk, when the sky turned an ugly dark gray, the mist has now begun, and within a few minutes, the clouds just opened up, and drenched, soaked, and looked like
someone that had just crawled out of a washing machine.

Now I am feeling miserable, because that ass of human, Mr. I Know Everything, You Know Squat proved me wrong. Again!