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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.

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! :-)


"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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