*Brian Wilcox. 'spontaneous welcome'. Flickr
A continuance of dialogues with a sage who did not see himself as a sage, but others did; from Brian K. Wilcox. "Meetings with an Anonymous Sage," with preceding story and verse.
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Chao-chou asked Zen Master Nan-ch’üan if he should seek the Way. Nan-ch’üan said, "If you try for it, you will become separated from it."
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Grace opens to Grace
'what is this Grace'
no one has ever said
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You seem very relaxed, as though you put no effort into your way of being, beyond what's necessary? What's your secret?
Then, how did you learn to relax like this?
As said, no secret.
I don't understand.
the flower bud
opens effortlessly to bloom
drawn by the Sun
to the Sun
*Brian Wilcox. 'breathings of Light'. Flickr
(C)Brian K. Wilcox, 2019
The theme of "Lotus of the Heart" is 'Living in Love beyond Beliefs.' This work is presented by Brian K. Wilcox, of Maine, USA. You can order Brian's book An Ache for Union: Poems on Oneness with God through Love, through major online booksellers.