“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.”
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