Doing the ordinary

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Our guide for today and this week: doing the ordinary things with attention and with love.

When the mind is at peace,
the world too is at peace.
Nothing real, nothing absent.
Not holding on to reality,
not getting stuck in the void,
you are neither holy nor wise, just
an ordinary fellow who has completed his work.

Layman Pang, 740 – 808, Chinese Chan layman

photo florian plag

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