Somehow the thread about faith reminded me of this poem.
Translation by me; unconventional grammar is intentional.
Look at the dates and then
I don't have much wiser to say than some of the great posts already listed. It just occurs to me to share my own experience.
Sat the wobbly zazen with Dosho and Jundo in the morning, and just finished the Dosho/Kelly-zenkai. Thank you all and Gassho!
Just read them slowly. Zen books are not novels, so it's better to read a chapter and then sit with that for a couple of days.
Life is zen and zen is life.
Hard days at work, death of a family member, a relaxing Sunday in the woods, the smell of