Simplicity

Written in calligraphy (shufa): 淡飯粗茶有真味,明窗淨几是安居 (traditional Chinese) 淡饭粗茶有真味,明窗净几是安居 (simplified Chinese) Dàn fàn cūchá yǒu zhēn wèi, míng chuāng jìng jī shì ānjū -Light meals simple tea has authentic taste -Clear bright windows, clean coffee table makes a peaceful home During the holiday season as the presents pile up under the tree (if we’re lucky) and the […]

Inner Peace – A Still Mind

Background photo credit Pexels    In Chinese calligraphy: 心靜而本體現,水清而月影明  (traditional Chinese) 心静而本体现,水清而月影明 (simplified Chinese) Xīnjìng ér běn tǐxiàn, shuǐ qīng ér yuèyǐng míng  –When the mind is still the true self presents itself, (just as) when the water is clear, the moon’s shadow shows In the Ming Dynasty, Taoist Hóng yīngmíng 洪應明(洪应明) produced a collection of proverbs […]