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Chop Wood, Carry Water

Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. This Zen saying says a lot. I originally interpreted it as life goes on. Just because you attain enlightenment doesn’t mean that you don’t have to tend to … Continue reading

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Humbled…

“Wisdom does not consist of trying to wrest the good from the evil but in learning to ‘ride’ them as a cork adapts itself to the crests and troughs of the waves.”  Bruce Lee In one of my first encounters … Continue reading

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