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 Jan.15.2013 @ 02:24PM EDTbyQuantumZen
Is- isn't, life- death, white- black and every other polarization occurs because there is tension in the universe, hence there is energy to be released. It happens just because it can (universe is a stage, the show must go on).
All sorts of processes exist in and on this planet. From Death to Life, Fair and Foul weather, and on and on. Yet withdraw to a sufficent distance and it all becomes a single process. It is the same with a human body. Made up of seemingly contentious processes which equate into a single functioning being.
Neither being nor nonbeing in Love, You stand by me therefore I am here for you, Life is relationship & Love in essense is Life, Feeling for one & harmony for zero, It doesn't matter much to me, O my God! Have a day!