The Blank Page

~~~  A great Zen Master traveled with his disciple to the small village that sat in the foot hills below their temple. The student was excited about their visit to the village, as leaving the temple was a rare treat and he longed for this quiet time walking with his Teacher. He was a devoted student … Continue reading

If You Love, Love Openly

With him lived and studied twenty monks and one nun whose name was Eshon.

I Wonder

I wonder if you have changed,
If what we went through…

As Much As I Loved You

Where what was held sway,
Over what could be next…

Fallow Field

Our minds are like the fallow field,
Overgrown when left on their own…

Snakeskin

Friendships are like snakeskins,
Sometimes they must be shed…

From the Smallest Things

It bursts forth to life,
So small and frail,
Protected lovingly,
Shaded by family.

New Man

Would you still see who I used to be,
For, since then, I surely did grow…

The Best Gift of All

When you stopped being the goal,
The pain in having you was clear

The Art of Listening

Recently I posted an article describing how the stillness of meditation had opened my ears to the sounds around us that go largely unnoticed. For me it postulated the idea that hearing and listening are two very different things. We hear many things throughout our busy days, but rarely are we actively listening. This difference … Continue reading

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