February 12th, 2014
When I received the news of cancer, I understood. Oh, yes, what is required of me now is that I be fully present to each new experience as it comes and that I engage with it as completely as I can. I don’t mean that I said this to myself. Nothing so conscious as that. I mean that my whole being turned, and looked, and moved toward the experience.
-Sandy Boucher, Hidden Spring
Thursday Feb 13, 8:30am
Friday Feb 14, 7:00pm
This Week’s Koan
Blue Cliff Record #24, Book of Serenity #60
Tetsuma the Cow
Ryû Tetsuma came to Isan.
Isan said, “Old Cow, you have come!”
Tetsuma said, “Tomorrow there will be a great feast at Mt. Tai. Will you go there, Master?”
Isan lay down and stretched himself out. Tetsuma left immediately.