what is enough?

Fall floods have washed away the planks of the bridge;
shouldering our sandals, we wade the narrow stream.
I dabble in the flow, delighted by the shallowness of the stream,
admiring how firm the stones are.
The point in life is to know what’s enough –
why envy those otherworld immortals?
With the happiness held in one inch-square heart
you can fill the whole space between heaven and earth.

I give thanks…


Quote: Gensei, Japanese monk and poet, 1623―1668
Image: French Broad River, Hot Springs NC

Quote from MindfulBalance

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