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Friday, April 30, 2021

Difficult

Student A: What do you mean we don't have anything to surrender?

SR: I mean when you find it difficult to surrender, that is surrender. But you should know that is not complete surrender because you find it difficult. So that much you should be aware of, you know-- yourself, what you are doing [laughs].
           --------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki  lecture 69-03-15 - as found on shunryusuzuki.com. Edited by DC  - Going through Suzuki lectures and posting anything that can stand on its own. Not looking for zingers or "the best of." I find that following these excerpts daily provides another way to experience Suzuki's teaching.