Tag Archives: enlightenment

The Most Useful Thing

I woke up this morning with the thought: “Is this the most useful thing I can be doing?” I spend a lot of time on the farm – taking care of it, thinking about it, managing people who work with … Continue reading

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What thoughts are for – some thoughts

Visiting my teacher’s temple, I sit with others for two hours each morning. This is a wonderful opportunity and I am grateful. And this morning, as the second period drew to a close, I noticed that I had not been … Continue reading

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Gratitude and more

On the verge of entering Rohatsu sesshin – the annual, traditional seven-day retreat remembering Buddha’s enlightenment – there is little to say. I wrote briefly at VairochanaFarm.wordpress.com. Here I will repeat only the poem, and the picture of the river.  … Continue reading

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