Olivier Thereaux, Zen stone garden temple Zuiho-in in the complex Daitokuji.
Each moment presents what happens.
The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
Why do you waste your time and mine by trying to get value judgments? Don’t you see that when you get a value judgement, that’s all you have? They are destructive to our proper business, which is curiosity and awareness.
Photographs by Japanese-American photographer, Yasuhiro Ishimoto (June 14, 1921 – February 6, 2012).
Everything is a gift. The degree to which we are awake to this truth is a measure of our gratefulness, and gratefulness is a measure of our aliveness.
Nature’s beauty can be easily missed — but not through Louie Schwartzberg’s lens. His stunning time-lapse photography, accompanied by powerful words from Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast, serves as a meditation on being grateful for every day. (Filmed at TEDxSF.)