Ching Ch'ing, a Chinese Ch'an master, asked a monk:
-What is the sound outside?
The monk answered:
-That is the sound of rain.
The master said:
-Sentient beings are upside down, they lose themselves in pursuit of things.
How could one choose such questions if you don't practice..lol " ......... I'm glad you practice sitting Zazen. I know sometimes it is difficult to get oneself to do the work. Do you have a teacher or are you practicing alone?