Lunchtime Reading

“The number of people who create violence is very great, while the number of people who know how to breathe and create happiness is very small.  Every day gives us a wonderful opportunity to be happy ourselves and to become a place of refuge for others.

“We don’t need to become anything else.  We don’t need to perform some particular act.  We only need to be happy in the present moment, and we can be of service to those we love and to our whole society.”
Thich Nhat Hahn, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching

One Response to Lunchtime Reading

  1. Heather says:

    How funny, a friend of mine just sent me a Thich Nhat Hahn book today–the universe is trying to tell me something:)

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