Category Archives: Zen

The Water Vendor

Early morning, Saturday July 25, 2020 After brewing and pouring coffee, I sit at the computer station in my home office. I answer a message in my mailbox and review and respond to a few posts and comments from friends … Continue reading

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Words cannot recreate ‘just-as-it-is-right-now’…

… yet, in vain, we continue to issue words. I am rereading Nine-Headed Dragon River: Zen Journals, by Peter Matthiessen. One chapter is an account of his journey to the land of Dolpo on the Tibetan plateau. He later expanded … Continue reading

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