one-line journal

one-line journal from frank zhu at a particular moment in existence
one-line journal

I can just write one line as an entry for a journal :)

warming the body after waking up does help in staying awake :)

sensations are just outputs from sensors - none of them are real

there is something nice about organizing and its completion

I find myself thinking about engineering design problems before sleep and in meditation

it takes a few moment to come out of the dream world to another dream world

a peace beyond all understanding can be reached when still and calm

habit broken doesn't mean habit lost

reflection for even the most boring moments

do different things than the norm and life comes back with different outcomes

shift of state is shift of perception

bridge the dream world and the real world to see the similarities and realize oneness

habit develops remembrance

better late than never and action better than reaction

words have limited meaning but words stringed into a story is powerful

teachings about the way of virtue is deep

desire plus energy toward fulfillment is will power

sleep is for the soul to come out to play

through me, do you

healing starts from within and the result can be seen from the outside

God works in mysterious and wondrous ways

deep sleep transcends the body and physical plane

time is relative especially in sleep

slowing down in a fast paced environment is good for the soul

reminder leaves breadcrumbs for memories

energy begets more energy

speed of communication has always been the key in supremacy

one with all

sometimes hard, sometimes easy - only difference is the minds perception

I will reason, I will will, I will act but guide Thou my reason, will and activity to the right path in all things

where am I going to where I end up is there a difference?

cubes and circles run the universe

gratefulness is being willing to surrender to life's flow

past karma is surfaced in the present through life

maybe a shawl can keep me warm and go deeper within

I'm having difficulties in my morning meditation

I'm falling into the ever deep rabbit hole of the spiritual realm

learning happens when placed in the right situation for a particular lesson

patience is surrender is harmony

dying and birthing is the same coin of opposite sides

evolve in consciousness

words don't communicate, silence does

rhythm and metaphors make ideas stick in mind

saving souls is the name of the game

sleeping and resting is different in realms

thoughts aren't tied to the real self

sensation becomes before identification

I'm starting to have negative feeling about my job

always be receptive to life

maintenance of the body is important

cold strengthens; hot weakens

soul reminder is God remembrance

guide me to the right thing that I should do

van life is becoming more appealing to me

regress to a kid's nature

being honest but fair is the best policy

there's not much holiday spirit in me

mind generates thoughts is akin to God creating everything in His dream

one thought a day is rather hard

I enjoy murder mysteries like Conan

blessed that we feel the warmth from garments against our skin

a new decade ahead with wonders and curiosity

what's the point of chasing after money

we don't own anything

a doctor only knows so much compared to Divine healing

thoughts manifested on this plane through writing

thoughts direct reality

drama involves emotions which are delusions

when dream manifests certain way, listen and act

agitated chitta becomes restless wasted energy

you don't feel understood until you feel the other person cared

repeated actions create remembrance becomes habits

peace of mind is priceless

comfort is dangerous

inspiration channels unlimited energy

most things are useless

God Christ Guru

to a new beginning

three layers deep in all things

ideas come spontaneously not logically

existence is a thought of God and we are able to generate thoughts with our minds

flash of an image in the mind comes from where?

cubes are the themes of my logo

Divine Mother may Thy love being peace and harmony to all

always wake up on time for a trip

never do drugs again

the best things in life are free

quiet environment brings peace of mind and deep work

light show behind the closed eyes in front of the observer

reflect weekly on the upward and downward energy flow of every action

constant consistency begets trust and trust can be broken by inconsistency

language has limited way of communication while opening up channels for misunderstandings

shakti has will of its own

many hands make miracle

the nature of a thing's more important than a form of a thing

new perspective comes from unexpected inspiration with the same old view

seek and you shall find or don't seek and you shall find the unexpected

banat, banat, ban jai

the body follows the mind

when a thing no longer offends you it ceases to exist in its old way

adding 'i' into the natural flow of life which runs everything "ruins" your life

emulate and then surpass

the vale between "can't" and "won't" is about a million dollars

familiarity plus impersonality breeds love

if you know your why you will find any how

vividness of a memory equals to the intensity of an experience plus elapsed time

be like a chime without the wind

will, energy, magnetism

offer all actions to the holy fire of wisdom

transcend the tendencies of humanness

joy is the solution, not the reward

man minus the mind equals God

will equals desire plus energy directed toward fulfillment

the feeling of being understood emanates tears from the heart

remove toxic people from your life and do it fast

God and Guru create the right situation for a disciple's spiritual growth

transmission of teachings only happens by creating the right situation to receive the teaching

a skilled farmer (bodhi) harvests both good and bad crop then sifts through them to turn the bad crop into fertilizers for the next season

when the breath is turned back on itself, it becomes light

do not do what you want so that you may do what you like

it seemed like a good idea at the time

travel light physically, mentally and spiritually

that is how it seems to be

how you do anything is how you do everything

enjoy where ever the vibration of your heart takes you

straight and narrow is the path

potentiality into actuality

wear the world like a light garment

there’s no point in trying to save the world, for the world you see does not even exist

man is an interior castle with seven dwelling places in whom God lives

the more you let go the more you receive

mind deeply of the world and lightly of yourself

change your underlying magnetism and you can change your life

do not mistake the technique for the goal

observe what is trying to happen here and then try to create harmony from there

send with third-eye, receive with heart

it's not what you don't know that destroys you, it's what you know that just ain't so

detach yourself, control reactive process and live the teachings

connecting the dots is only possible through reflection

first do it, then do it right, then do it better

to everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven

the way is found in the emptiness and the emptiness is fasting of the heart

there is sensual eating and wise eating

you should never fool anybody, and you are the easiest person to fool

praise specifically, criticize generally

deportment, countenance, and speech are essential to cultivate for one's character

all a guru can do is to set the right environment to create the right situations

connect souls to the Oneness of God

the mind is where the soul goes to hide from the heart

black was an elegant and auspicious color in the chinese mind

once a man is set on his purpose, no one can take it away from him

develop a mind which rests on no thing whatever

desire is a contract you make with yourself to be unhappy until fulfillment

the attraction for drugs is spiritual

the greatest superpower is the ability to change yourself

poor but joyful, rich but loving the rites

exert your strength in this life to attain or else incur long aeons of further pain

be even-minded and cheerful under all circumstances

one's dharma is moksha

good karma is toward moksha while bad karma is away from moksha

anything worth doing is worth waiting

to do one's own duty even unsuccessfully is better than to do someone else's successfully

the unexamined life is not worth living

information wants to be free

it is important to differentiate between detachment and nonattachment

be in the world but not of it

conflict only exists in the observer but not the observed

remember where you come from

an eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind

recontextualize to remember the whole

surrendering of positionalities is surrendering of ego in an illusory world

conflict is of the ego while harmony is of the spirit

all experience is a magic show

ego thinks, consciousness knows, Self is

wool, titanium, carbon fiber

one, two, or out

the way to win is to work, work, work, work, and hope to have a few insights

live simply so that others may simply live

human, harmony, heaven

calmly active and actively calm

take a simple, basic idea and take it very seriously

goodwill, forgiveness, lovingness

concept, theory, experience, intuition

50-50 odds that pays three to one

rich in kind; rich in mind

when you see a good move, look for a better one

presence presents gifts at the perfect time

think good, say good, do good

invert, always invert

appeal to interest and not to reason

it is not necessary to hope in order to persevere

God is to the world as the mind is to the body

the mind is intrinsically incapable of discerning essence from appearance

one looks within and in time finds the measure and meaning of the universe

meeting of two minds creates an opening for becoming one

kindness, consideration, forgiveness, compassion at all times under all states to all

you do not know how to act because you do not know who you are

aggregation of marginal gains

any cycle can be either vicious or virtuous

there can be no peace of mind without strength of mind

the best way to find yourself is lose yourself in the service of others

you are born from above

relax and release to shift polarity

remembrance is a form of meeting; forgetfulness is a form of freedom

the desire for certain pleasures is a part of my pain

every seed is a longing

risk means more things can happen than will happen

we shall never understand each other until we reduce the language to seven words

you see but your shadow when you turn your back to the light

only an idiot and a sage break man-made laws; they are nearest to the heart of God

desire and let go

pursuits that cannot scale

as the heart feels, the mind thinks

dharma changes as consciousness changes

where your attention goes, your energy flows

live and let live is not enough; live and help live is not too much

a smile breads a smile

generosity is giving more than you can; pride is taking less than you need

the quest for a good explanation

take care of one's temple to prevent evil of entering within

you are loved and cherished, dearly, forever

you have nothing to fear

there is nothing you can do wrong

without evil there cannot be free will