Share this postWe spend our lives building a stagewww.thegateless.orgCopy linkTwitterFacebookEmailWe spend our lives building a stage10/21/2022 and then refuse to performCon/Jur/dOct 21, 202251Share this postWe spend our lives building a stagewww.thegateless.orgCopy linkTwitterFacebookEmailI took this a year ago — could there be a better stage?(HERE)If you watch closely — you can see how we spend our lives — a vast mystery — an infinite stage — and yet — we scamper across in a single frameThis is the question I asked the teacher yesterday — I spend my time designing and building this perfect theater — and then fail to go out and perform — knowing this — what should I do?Take acting lessons! is not what she said(CHECKS HIS EMAIL — GOES DOWN A SERIES OF RABBIT HOLES)Where was I? O yes: “The great Fayen Wenyi took the high seat before the midday meal to preach to his assembly. Raising his hand he pointed to the bamboo blinds. Two monks went and rolled them up in the same manner. Fayen said, ‘One gains; one loses.’I hope that clears things up for you — Enjoy your Friday and subsequent performative weekendMuch love,Con/Jur/d, 10/21/2022“They have their exits and their entrances” — WSSubscribe1Share this postWe spend our lives building a stagewww.thegateless.orgCopy linkTwitterFacebookEmail
Squirrels certainly seem to spend a lot of time doing, and not so much being.
Years ago there were urban legends that in some parkland areas the squirrels chewed so many cigarette butts that they became really vicious when the nicotine high wore off and no more tobacco could be found.
If nothing else, the story confirms that there is dukkha and that dukkha has causes... which is half of the truth right there.