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Dharmatalk: Empty Hands

May 17, 2022

“We are always looking for the lack, like Eka (Huike) searching for his mind – this lack is so convincing and so untrue. It blinds us to who we really are and blinds us to see the astonishing beauty of one and other.”

Description: To help us open our eyes, Valerie reads Thomas Merton’s awakening experience and explores an enigmatic line from a verse in the miscellaneous koans: “With empty hands, I take hold of the plow.”

And, here’s a link to our YouTube video of this talk.

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Original Love, Zone 2 Support and Trust, 6-Week Sunday series May 1 – June 5

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Photo by Katerina Jerabkova on Unsplash

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