Monday 13 October 2008

Following the mouintain stream


Staying on the path through the jungle neccesitates scratches and scrapes as well as the discovery of surprise clearings. As Stuart Schwartz says "Suffering, used well. is a gift"

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

...but following the mountain stream will probably entail shrewd investment on the stock market or an income in excess of 50k.

Suffering is gift to those who have never really experienced it.

Roushka said...

Roushka says 'is there anyone who has never really suffered, be it the loss of their suitcase or their wife?'

chaiwallah said...

"Pain is inevitable. Suffering is a mistake of identity." Khabhutsel Rimpoche

Anonymous said...

All very zen really. Your zen wen reminds me of that Haiku specialist R.H. Blyth who returning to London after 30 years in Japan was asked at a party by some proper-ish lady : Do tell me Mr Blyth - What did you LEARN in Japan? " . Madam, he replied, I learnt not to piss and smoke at the same time.

I don't think an Ejxess widget will stick in here....
ciaufornow ( :-jx )