Oh my, the poor fish! Couldn't you both find a less harmful way of 
practicing zazen? http://www.fishinghurts.com/


--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "Blossom" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 
> leafjoy, You just don't know!!  :)  Fishing is my all-consuming 
> passion, and when I read your description of your day, I was right 
> there with you on that lump of grass! There is no better way to 
> practice zazen (for me, anyways) than to fish. Thanks for sharing 
> experience. Peace, and Fish On! ~Blossom~
> --- 
> In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "mtpathy" <leafj0y@> wrote:
> >
> > Yesterday "May 14th",i got up around 6:30am went 
outside,breathed in
> > the sweet air and thought to myself "self maybe you should go 
> fishing".
> > I sat in my car,turned it on then drove to the lake,where i 
found a 
> > nice lump of grass to sit on.
> > I cast several times till i hit what i believed to be the "sweet 
> spot",
> > then i watched as the white and red dobber bobbed up and down in 
> > gentle ripples of the water.
> > I chose to go fishing so i could practice attentiveness/zazen in 
> > setting that was slow and peaceful,throughout the day as i sat i 
> > to the conclusion that fishing is quite a wonderful metaphore 
for the
> > practice of zazen.
> >

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