One day Yao-shan Wei-yen (750-834), one of the well-known Chinese Ch'an master, was asked by the host of the monastery to give his sermon to the assembly who for a long while was expecting his teaching. Yao-shan said: "Strike the bell."
Posted on Jul.19.2008 @ 10:25PM EDTbyIZIZIZ
I bob up and down in the sea, catching my breath, clinging to my life. I can’t breath if I surrender and go under. I will die. I wont be here any more. I will be sadly missed. I have to hold on…………………….