Saturday, September 22, 2018

Day 81

I was reading a Zen Koan today.  There was a man who was chased by a tiger and to not get eaten jumped off the side of a cliff.  He was saved by holding on to a vine.  There were two mice who started to chew on the vine.  The man seeing this, reached over and plucked a strawberry beside him.  That was the sweetest strawberry he ever had eaten.   As I age and have gone through numerous issues and challenges in life, I finally get it.  Thanks to the author of this wonderful Koan.

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