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...
Quote: " when reading this thread.. and reading bullet point... I wrote bullet point because my son was shot in the neck on fathers day and it would seem that a topic of reincarnation and hearing the same words ...seemed appropriate..though I'm not inclined to do this again..thank you Alan for all your support "
Lynnoh, I am very sorry to hear about your son. I'd like to follow this with some questions, but would like to know if it's OK for me to post the questions or would it be better for me to send you an email. Thanks.