There is a difference between being cold and being thought of as "cold".

-Lana

"We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life."
- William Osler



On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 10:49 AM, Maria Lopez <flordel...@btinternet.com>wrote:

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>
>         *Lana:*
>
> *Yes, you have a point here and agree.  I often have experienced the same.
>  At the same time and this is not addressed personal to you as criticism of
> any kind but purely as a meanings of sharing with the Buddha in you,  in
> me,  and every body else.*
> **
> *A person who genuinely believes of being a zen, Buddhist practitioner but
> whose becomes cold as a stone for fear of being sometimes "contaminated" by
> dualism, negative energies of all kinds or by the ones who don't share one
> views, ideas, way of sensing life...then the practise has a twist and
> becomes harmful to that person and also to all life around that person since
> *
>  we're not separated from anything not even from samsara.  To me one of
> the greatest beauties of zen as real practicality and well being, is that
> generates and continuously shares compassion with all beings and doesn't
> even know of doing.
>
> There is the words of a Spanish song that says something like this,
>  amongst other things:
> ".... I'm like the reed that bends but never breaks and always kept up"
>
> Mayka
>
>

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