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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Support

I'm just trying to help you, so it is just support of your [laughs] practice. So if you stick to it, it means that you stick to the support,  not the tree itself. You know, a tree, when it is big enough, it may want some support. But most important is the tree itself, not the support.     --------------------------- Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki  lecture 69-03-30 - 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.