7 March 02
"It is difficult not to give in to the urge to control. We try to control our environment, the people we relate to, the thoughts in our minds, the responses of our bodies. Zen practice teaches us that the tighter we hold on, the more bound we become. It takes an enormous amount of trust to advance without knowing what lies ahead, to not plan and measure each move we make…
"Let go. Stop controlling, stop measuring, stop fixing. Just let go. The ultimate path is without difficulty. Just avoid picking and choosing."
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