The Sixty-fourth Gate
The power of effort is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not regress or stray.
Power of Effort :
great or marked ability to make an earnest...
The Sixty-third Gate
The power of belief is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it surpasses the power of demons.
Power of Belief :
great or marked ability to have confidence in the...
The Sixty-second Gate
The faculty of wisdom is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we really see all dharmas.
mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of...
The Sixty-first Gate
The faculty of balance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] the mind is pure..
mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm...
The Sixtieth Gate
The faculty of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we thoroughly perform many kinds of work.
keeping aware; heedful: mindful...
Gassho, Jishin, ST
A truly lovely story, a great life, and a powerful tradition of cooking and teaching. Thank you for sharing.
A small concern on my part
There's a 98% chance I was being rhetorical with a 2% margin of sarcasm that may or may not be statistically significant but I try only to be a wise ass
Well, since the great pain will never go away, I am walking through it, and sometimes I feel like it is the easiest, and then it is the hardest because
Each day I call a woman who at and in her 40 s is dying, and was a primy at birth, and I have been calling her since over a year now, and have grown to