Well, I see nothing wrong with directing one's life in the plane of
illusion, after all that is precisely what doing zazen and all the
other techniques of the path are. So to engineer one's worldly life
to a supportive minimum seems ideal to me.
I would agree with you though that my worldly life has been one
series of coincidences after another. But it has had the general
direction of becoming automatically self supporting with little work
so I am free to devote most of my time to more undisturbed
On Oct 6, 2008, at 8:33 PM, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
I've engineering nothing. Engineering implies a goal.
My life has taken many unexpected and certainly unplanned twists
I have merely adapted. My life has evolved.
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Of Edgar Owen
Sent: Tuesday, October 07, 2008 12:35 AM
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I think Bill has lived very wisely. He's carefully engineered his
the worldly part now takes care of itself pretty much automatically
can now concentrate on the spiritual side. He seems to have a nice
supportive traditional wife and family in a beautiful natural
financial security for the future. An excellent example for us all.
the daily struggle for survival takes all our time and we have