My thanks to the author for letting me share this post. I immediately identified with this due to the feelings of anger and frustration that I am currently experiencing, which I find emotionally crippling. Mine is but a temporary setback and I know it; I’m working hard to set things straight and to restore my inner peace of mind. The Monk’s Little Story has motivated and energized me and I hope my blogger friends will also find inspiration in the tale.

Madame Zenista

image An evening in Rancho Viejo, Texas. Always so dramatic and beautiful. None can beat Nature’s own filter! Just like being in a 3 dimensional painting … #nofilter (Skyscape # 007)

The Little Story: To meditate alone with no interruptions, a monk decided to go to a nearby lake. He took a boat and moored it in the middle of the lake, closed his eyes and began meditating. After a few hours of uninterrupted solitude passed and he was in a deep meditative state, when suddenly, he felt the bump of another boat colliding with his own. Hiseyes were closed still, but he was agitated, and felt his anger rising. By the time he opened his eyes, he was aboutto scream at the boatman who had so carelessly disturbed his meditation. On opening his eyes, however, he was startledto find that it was just another empty boat that probably got…

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