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December 09, 2008

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Chodpa

Thanks for sharing this lovely story ...

Big smile :-)

Chodpa

Jordan

Yes!

Thanks, I needed that.

molly

Great story. Thanks for lightening me up this morning!
Palms together,
Molly

Yamakoa

Bravo, bravo.
Wonderful story. For some reason it reminds of a certain dog and its nature.

Barking,
"Y"

Barry Briggs

Thanks, Chodpa, Jordan, Molly, and Mr. Woof Woof, for your comments.

This is one of my favorite stories from the Korean Zen tradition and the cartoon brought it right to mind!

Wade M | TheMiddleWay

That's a fantastic Zen Story Barry. Thanks for sharing.

Your blog is fantastic, please keep up the great work.

Gassho,

Wade

Barry Briggs

Wade, thank you for your kind comment and your ongoing work on The Middle Way!

Barry Briggs

Wade, thank you for your kind comment and your ongoing work on The Middle Way!

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