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    "Simple Living" - Chapters 21 and 22

    Just jump in if joining, no "catch up" ... just today is today ...

    I will include chapter headings, as we discovered some differences between the US and UK editions regarding chapter order.

    Chapter 21 - Become Adept At Switching Modes - Enter your office, kitchen, bathroom, toilet or the like (choose just two or three this week) as if there were an actual spiritual gate to enter sacred ground, a ritual about to commence. Does it cause you to experience the specialness of the place and event through new eyes? Thereupon, proceed to treat it so.

    Chapter 22 - Breathe Slowly - For a few minutes, sit Zazen, breathing slowly, at your work desk in the middle of work in a time and place and situation where you usually would not (or wherever your actual work place is, right in the middle of your work time where and when you usually would not). If you are a bus driver or surgeon, pull over the bus first, or finish the stitching. If you are a teacher, give the kids a pop quiz while you sit. If you are a professional wrestler (we actually have a couple around here), just sit Zazen in the middle of the ring while your opponent puts you in a sleeper hold.

    Gassho, J

    Last edited by Jundo; 10-11-2019 at 12:48 AM.

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