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...
Posted on Nov.10.2008 @ 06:17AM EDTby9999999
after noticing how much i groom my reflection in the eyes of others, i realized it was not me who was grooming a reflection in the eyes of others--but egoic patterns and unchecked motives running themselves out~
the things that hit home are hard to admit and this one was a toughy