Either “HELL YEAH!” or “no.”

No “yes.” Either “HELL YEAH!” or “no.” Derek Sivers, in Anything You Want Derek Sivers created CDBaby as a hobby then sold it, ten years later, for $22 million.  He gave all the money to a trust for music education. Read what he learned along the way in Anything You Want, which you can finish in …

Drunken Security – Chuang Tzu

A drunken man who falls out of a cart, though he may suffer, does not die.  His bones are the same as other people’s; but he meets his accident in a different way.  His spirit is in a condition of security.  He is not conscious of riding in the cart; neither is he conscious of …

Only This — Nancy Wilson Ross

Zen holds that there is no god outside the universe who has created it and has created man.  God–if I may borrow that words for a moment–the universe, and man are one indissoluble existence, one total whole.  Only THIS–capital THIS–is. — Nancy Wilson Ross from Zen to Go, Jon Winokur, ed., New American Library, 1989.

God/Nature — Wright and Huxley

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature — Frank Lloyd Wright My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing — Aldous Huxley from Zen to Go, Jon Winokur, ed., New American Library, 1989.

Fully Dedicated — Hindu and Jew

Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts.  This is the secret of success. — Swami Sivananda Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, wither thou goest. — Ecclesiastes, 9:10 from Zen to Go, …