TO GET OFF THE PATH, UNDERSTAND THE PATH…

July 12th, 2013

If we understand how and why we’ve been walking the path of suffering, then we can see its opposite. The Noble Eightfold Path, the path to well-being, will reveal itself. p. 33

From Good Citizens: Creating Enlightened Society by Thich Nhat Hanh

Of late I have been re-reading and finding deeper understanding in another Zen book: Mindful Eating by Jan Chozen Bays. I’ve only recently come to a realization, or in the Zen parlance, discovered a Dharma Gate, that does not solve my problems, but does show me a new path. I have, at least, glimpsed the opposite path to suffering.

Previously…

Found in my electronic chapbook.

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