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Summer at the farm and in life

Personal thoughts:

I came home after 2 weeks in a Zen priest training, and today is my first day. It’s hot, the garden, weeds, and grass are flourishing along with most of the baby trees, and tomorrow I get eleven baby goats to take care of for the summer. 905 more words

sky

the enlightened sky
does not grasp the waning moon
bells summon zazen

Poetry

awake

up before the dawn
a brand new day commences
much to think about

Poetry

remember

remember the hills
triptych trees layer below
tall grass blows beneath

Poetry

A Word on Retreats

For anyone who’s never been to any kind of Buddhist meditation retreat, let’s clear something up right away: “Retreat” is a misnomer. You’re not really retreating from anything. 671 more words

Meditation