Zen practice

Be soft in your practice. Think of the method as a fine silvery stream, not a raging waterfall. Follow the stream, have faith in its course. It will go its own way, meandering here, trickling there. It will find the grooves, the cracks, the crevices. Just follow it. Never let it out of your sight. It will take you.

— Sheng-yen (1931- )

Taken from Zen, a beautifully illustrated book of Zen writings.

For my lovely friend Sian.

Also see

Like the Flowing River

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One Response to “Zen practice”

  1. danceswithcrayons Says:

    Yes, thank you : )

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