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  1. Gratitude

    Having just sat with the special zazenkai and listening to "Just" Gustav's talk, my thoughts are many and swirling. i will take some time to think of all this input and perhaps write something about it a little later. Meanwhile, it is a beautiful day outside, the weeds are daring me to pick them amd I also have a busy schedule lined up. Thank you all for your practice and have a great day!!

    仁道 生開 - Jindo Shokai "Open to life in ...

    Updated 06-26-2013 at 12:44 PM by Shokai

  2. Thoughts forToday

    As a young priest I am investigating what it is I have to do. Initially, one needs to study the history, of Buddhism and our Lineage. And, there are many verses, services and forms to learn. As well, one needs to stay in touch with the community but most of all, I need to learn how to teach. Teaching is a big part of the service which a priest provides to his Sangha.
    So, while pondering this yesterday morning out on the patio, a low flying bird crashes into the window in our back door. I ...

    Updated 06-24-2013 at 12:57 PM by Shokai