Thursday, May 20, 2010

koan

koan (kō′än)
n: a Zen Buddhist riddle used to focus the mind during meditation and to develop intuitive thinking

Q: How long should you stay at something?
A: However long it takes to get what you came for.
Q: How do you decide what you came for?
A: You don't, you discover it.
Q: How do you discover it?
A: You notice what isn't there anymore when you feel like leaving.

From "Refuse to Choose" by Barbara Sher.

2 comments:

rivergardenstudio said...

These words are so true, and I hope you are feeling less lost and more understanding of what you need.
Spring is the time for re-birth and I can sense that in you. sending wishes of discovery... roxanne

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