Mirror of Zen Blog

Category: The Web of Life

Life is Beautiful

One year ago, my older brother was suddenly killed in a pedestrian accident. He was in his very late 60s, recently retired, a successful doctor and businessman who left behind

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To bear children into this world is like carrying wood into a burning house. I agree with these sentiments absolutely, and have always expressed such similar things.

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Made in Japan

A culture so grounded in the principles and wisdom of Zen would develop such a thing as this. It’s beyond genius, and gives me hope.

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Big Bird and Zen

A reconstruction, to scale, of the Quetzalcoatlus Northropi, determined by paleontologists to be the largest flying animal that has ever existed on Earth. When I was a child, I dreamed

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