"People come to Zen for many different reasons. People often want 'peace of mind'. Our lives are stressful. So it's a natural expectation to have of Zen. But I find that unless people find a deeper question for entering into Zen practice, they usually don't stick around very long.
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Zen is a pure and profound spiritual undertaking, and without lighting a fire in one's belly, nothing happens."
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Wednesday, May 03, 2006
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