Sitting together

 

Mountains in Central Highlands, Iceland
Mountains in Central Highlands, Iceland

The birds have vanished down the sky.
Now the last cloud drains away. We sit together, the mountain and me, until only the mountain remains.

Zazen on Ching-t’ing Mountain by Li Po

Talent

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“Use what talent you have: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.”

 Henry Van Dyke

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