Feline Quotable Photo Series – Zee, Zen, and Wordless Wednesday
The Buddhist practice of Zen involves living fully and authentically in the present moment to bring us face to face with our true original nature, unencumbered by cultural conditioning and stressful neurotic tendencies. Each moment is to be filled with a profound peace and clarity and is to have infinite depth and significance. This is achieved through deep mediation and no creature has mastered the practice of Zen more so than a cat.
Since it is Wednesday and we are half way through the week, I thought what a better master Zen teacher than our beautiful boy Zee who invites you to take a break with him. He asks that you take a deep breath, sit with him in the garden for a moment or two, reflect upon yourselves and look for some peace, calm, and harmony in your life before you go on with the rest of the week. It’s actually a good habit that we should embrace for a few moments everyday of the week, but since us humans can be a bit obstinate, we’ll start with today and take it one day at a time…
This post was inspired by the eternal wisdom of my cats and the apt quote from Jules Renard (February 22, 1864 – May 22, 1910) – a French author and member of the Académie Goncourt whose works often humanized animals and animalized men.” (Wikipedia)