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June 01, 2009

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jill i

That is beautiful Barry, thanks for the translation. I didn't know I was chanting that yesterday morning!

Good Zen moment.
jill

Barry Briggs

Hi Jill - The MBC is a remarkable bit of poetry and spirit. Every moment is a good Zen moment - except maybe some of them that are bad Zen moments! :-)

Alice

"Be with all things without hindrance."

All things are with me without hindrance, but I'm the knucklehead that can't seem to reciprocate.

Barry Briggs

It takes several knuckleheads to make a hand, Alice. If we stick together, we might get somewhere.

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