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Terence the Turtle

My friend found a turtle struggling on the road. She took good care of her little friend and named him Terrence. Often I would visit and see Terrence in his comfortable terrarium. 35 more words


The Moon Cannot be Stolen

Ryokan, a Zen master, lived the simplest kind of life in a little hut at the foot of a mountain. One evening a thief visited the hut only to discover there was nothing in it to steal. 75 more words


Michael Stone

‘Awareness is a long beautiful arc that at once encompasses and witnesses everything in movement. But witness is simply a word. It’s not a very good choice anyway, because in the experience of deep sitting practice, “the witness” falls away, as do al categories and oppositions, revealing the universe as infinite and indivisible.’ (Awake in the World)


This accented slide
Away out to sea
Stealthy theft.

Burnishing the glory
A wasted day for *le mot juste*
Shrivels what lives.

This pulse… 76 more words