Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen.
Nan-in served tea. He poured his visitor's cup full, and then kept on pouring.
The professor watched the overflow...
TOPIC: WOOD MAN - PRAY FLAG RANCHING - INSTRUCTION NEEDED.
Posted on Apr.10.2007 @ 10:15AM EDTbystephen
I guess I am a preacher, “reacher” who would like to become a Pray flag rancher. I have eight prayer flags flying this morning. They fly high atop the mountain. Each flap caused by the wind spreads blessings to the valley below. My flags stream with love, affection, gratitude and a celebration of life.
Wood man: is the artist in you willing to produce 4 new flags for me? Certainly an offering will be in order. They must stand up to wind, rain and sun. They must overcome my lack of concentration and my momentary lacks of awareness. They must be flags of power. A rancher must constantly reinvigorate his stock line. Everything changes. MU