fog lights

January 15th, 2013

This is what practice is like.

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Our practice is like walking in a fog, Suzuki Roshi said.”In a fog, you do not know you are getting wet, but as you keep walking you get wet little by little.”

And then you see the sun.

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  1. I would tell you that this is what my life is like, does this mean I am practicing unaware?

    Comment by MJ — January 16, 2013 @ 5:36 pm

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  3. Thanks so much for the quote! I came across it a long time ago and it made so much sense to me. I have been sharing it with my sangha friends, but haven’t had the chance to hunt it down.

    Comment by Andrea — January 19, 2013 @ 7:28 am

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