A Little Quote… Thich Nhat Hanh


“Think for a moment about the space around you. It is filled with signals broadcast by radio and television stations. If you turn on a radio or a TV set, they will manifest in the form of images and sounds. Just because something is not visibly manifest, you cannot say that is it nonexistent, just so much nothing. In April at Plum Village, you do not see sunflowers. The hills are not covered with their blossoms, but you cannot say that there are no sunflowers. The sunflowers are hidden in the earth; they are just lacking one of the conditions for their manifestation, sunshine. It is false to say that the sunflowers do not exist.”

-Thich Nhat Hanh from his book You Are Here

[Thich Nhat Hanh is one of my favorite writers. He emphasizes peace and presence in a busy world and offers ways to get the most joy out of every day. My favorites by him are Peace is Every Step and The Art of Power.]


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