Ann’s talk about Everyday Life is the Path from Koan.
Kugyo san talked about Kanzenon Bozatsu.
Rev Ito’s Teisho. Born, get older, sickness and death. We were able to present him with Bonsho as well.
Kugyo san’s talk from zazen on 4/23.
What is good?
What is harmful?
Determination of the answer
Is not always easy or clear.
We do the best we can
Learning, forgiving, accepting, and
Moving on to our next conundrum.
Believing that in the whole view
Of what is unseen and unknown
We have done the best we could.
Rev Ito joined zazen. He talked about how to find positive through negative teachings.
Kugyo san shared Ryokan’s quote: “How can we ever lose interest in life? Spring has come again and cherry trees bloom in the mountains.”