Daily Zen Reader

Small Amounts …

Think not lightly of good, saying, “It will not come to me.” Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise one, gathering it little by little, fills themself with good.

– The Buddha

… Read Often …

Should a person do good, let them do it again and again. Let them find pleasure therein, for blissful is the accumulation of good.

– The Buddha

… Shape the Mind

What we frequently think about and dwell upon becomes the shape of our mind. The shape of our mind shapes our world of experience.

– The Buddha

Letting go of happiness as a goal can pave the way for happiness to appear on its own.