Rev Ito joined today’s session. He talked about how he started our zendo with his wife. Tree in the photo is the tree from Japan he talked about.
Garden was beautiful. Instead of talk, we enjoyed beautiful cherry blossoms.
Sharing photos with our students.
Ann’s talk about Mr Rogers ‘s famous saying,”I like you just the way you are…”
The cold frost of discipline
Before we can smell the sweetness of plum blossoms
Ann’s talk on plum blossoms.
Ann’s talk about taking a moment to realize whats around you.
As we had many new students participated today, Ann talked about how to practice zazen.
Also she shared this chant.
Loving Kindness Chant
May I be filled with loving kindness
May I be whole
May I be free from anxiety and fear
May I be at peace
Also this picture of Kiku(Chrysanthemum) flower blooming which Rev Ito planted next to our zendo.