Like a forest fire, anger tends to burn up its own support. If we jump down into the middle of such a fire, we will have little chance of putting it out, but if we create a clearing around the edges, the fire can burn itself out. This is the role of meditation: creating a clearing around the margins of anger. --Mark Epstein Photo credit: "Kids Camp Fire, Sand Bay," Wapster, 2010.
Don't let your mind's discriminating consciousness have its way when you're walking, standing, sitting, and lying down. — Zen Master Ta Hui Photo credit: "Walk Tall!", Andrew Morffew, 2015.
Restore your attention or bring it to a new level by dramatically slowing down whatever you're doing. — Sharon Salzberg Photo credit: "Slow," Hernán Piñera, 2012.