Hello and peace and blessings to all. Looking forward to reading all the interesting posts. I have been practicing daily for a few months and am learning every day! So many great resources (like this one!!) available to the humble upasaka such as myself.
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.” - Cormac McCarthy, The Road
Learn this from the waters: in mountain clefts and chasms, loud gush the streamlets, but great rivers flow silently. - Sutta Nipata 3.725