shayarisms4lovers June18 235 - Penitentiary’s Soul

Penitentiary’s Soul

Penitentiary’s therapy Thriller of the cage; Or is it rage? An emaciated man covered in a crimson crown, head unbowed. Stall-fed verifier Subsisting on other’s tears Or is it fear? Herculean beastly forearm. Crisscrossed with scars; Each slice a clash With weakness. IN the center of your pain. IN the center of your fear. Penance or punishment, Heaven or hell Monastery or grace? You, alone decide.

Continue Reading

21 Thich Nhat Hanh Quotes to Help You Transform Negative Emotions

Negative emotions can be nothing short of overwhelming. Negative emotions have a way of affecting — even controlling — us to where it seems impossible to escape their influence. To the overwhelming sensation of anger to the deep reservoir created by sadness, emotions are one of the most powerful forces known to humankind. It goes without saying, then, that we’d want a way to help manage these challenging emotions. However, for most of us, we’re altogether unsuccessful. But there’s much that we can do. And few people understand how to take control of negative emotions and manage difficult conditions as Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh does. I discovered Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh over seven years ago when I was training in the martial arts. I was obsessed with Bruce Lee at the time and had been for many years. What most people don’t know about Bruce, though, is that he was as much a philosopher as he was a martial artist. And he drew great inspiration from Zen Buddhism. It was through Bruce that I eventually found Nhat Hanh, who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King, Jr. and has served as an example for […]

Continue Reading