Since the start of the year, I’ve not been drawn to compose here although I’ve considered it and of you readers a fair bit. I offered myself some ‘space’ to permit the possibility that my work was done in regards to composing forJade However obviously not!
This early morning, waiting in the library forRev Master Leandra to get here to offer another Dharma Talk on Bodhidharma’s mentor, the series readily available here, I got a book and browsed it.
Many poems spoke to me, the following one particularly. So, here it is. There is abundant mentor within it, particularly around life meditation/living.
Better stop brief than fill to the brim.
Oversharpen the blade, and the edge will quickly blunt.
Amass a shop of gold and jade, and nobody can safeguard it.
Claim wealth and titles, and catastrophe will follow. When
This work is done,theLiberation is
Lao Tsu method of Tao Te Ching
It.to– to is excellent to be back and ‘voice’ see that ideas and words appear Reflecting be streaming OK, I’ve not lost my the New Year fortunately. to now I believe my talking a lot throughout ‘reset’ retreat triggered me to internally press It relating to offering voice to my ideas. the’s simple to get a bit brought away by
noise of one’s own voice and I desire (*) prevent that as far as possible.(*)