The Buddha sits in our back garden, presiding over the hummingbirds, butterflies, lizards and yes, even little Riley.
Buddha means awakened one or enlightened one. And although he lived some time between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE, the wisdom of the Buddha is still a guiding light for so many of us.
Here are a few of my favorites:
You will not be punished FOR your anger; you will be punished BY your anger.
Three things can not be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
And my very favorite: