Mindfulness Monday – Buddha on Love

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”Radiate boundless love towards the entire world.”

~ Buddha

 

“Just as a mother would protect her only child with her life,
even so let one cultivate a boundless love towards all beings.”

~ Buddha

 

 

  • Remember to Love everyone always.  Know, you are Loved.  (photo taken by W. Holcombe)
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Mindfulness Monday ~ Love

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Do not be afraid to love.
Without love, life is impossible.”

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

 

“You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.”

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

 

 

Happy Anniversary to my amazing husband.  I love you.

*photo taken at Tumacacori State Park, Sept. 4th, 2004.  all rights reserved

 

Mindfulness Monday – Self Love

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“The first thing is to love yourself.
You cannot progress by self doubt and self hatred.
You can only progress by self love.”

~ Dipa Ma

 

“You can search throughout the entire universe
for someone who is more deserving
of your love and affection than you are yourself,
and that person is not to be found anywhere.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserve your love and affection”

~Buddha

 

**another photo by my friend Kara.  All rights reserved.  Please do not use.

Mindfulness Monday – Love

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What is the difference between “I like you”
and “I love you”?

Beautifully answered by Buddha:
“When you like a flower, you just pluck it.
But when you love a flower, you water it daily.”

 

“The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
When mindfulness embraces those we love,
they will bloom like flowers.”

~Thich Nhat Hanh

 

All artwork shown on Picnic with Ants created by W. Holcombe, unless otherwise specified.  All rights reserved.  Please don’t use without permission.

Mindfulness Monday – 14 Love

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When we are mindful
deeply in touch with the present moment,
our understanding of what is going on deepens,
and we begin to be filled with
acceptance,
joy,
peace,
and
LOVE.
~Thich Nhat Hanh

Love is the absence of judgement.
~Dalai Lama