On Directions from Zen


(ZEN Directions) Not deliberately driving into a tree in frustration when working with mind-boggling koans is a practice in and of itself. (Image sourced from zenscribbles.wordpress.com.)

(ZEN Directions) Not deliberately driving into a tree in frustration when working with mind-boggling koans is a practice in and of itself. (Image sourced from zenscribbles.wordpress.com.)

This week, I’ve been working on the simplest of things actually (like, dog obedience school simple), namely:

Sit.

And stay.

I’m managing to sit.

Staying is a different matter altogether.

Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah.

(Mutters: The obstacle is the path. The obstacle is the path. The obstacle is the path…)

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