The project is no-project

//The project is no-project

The project is no-project

It’s late afternoon by the time I get to my cushion at the window.
At first I sit and look. I notice light rain on the brick path, the spiked holly leaves, puddles on the roof.
Before I know it, the project has caught me: I am occupied by preoccupation. I am in the snares of doing.
This is when I remember to say, « Yes. »
Then the project is no-project. There is no-thing to do.
Until that project catches me, and then I need to say yes again. Until that project catches me, and I need to yes again. Until that project catches me, and…

By | 2015-10-02T20:06:24+01:00 juin 7th, 2008|Textes|1 Comment

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Enseignante Zen et poète, Sensei Amy “Tu es cela” Hollowell est née et a grandi à Minneapolis, aux Etats-Unis. Arrivée en France en 1981 pour étudier la littérature et l’histoire, elle y est restée, s’installant à Paris, où elle élève ses deux enfants et gagne sa vie en tant que journaliste. The Zen teacher and poet Amy “Tu es cela” Hollowell Sensei was born and raised in Minneapolis, but came to France in 1981 to study literature and history and has lived in Paris ever since, raising her two children and making a living as a journalist.

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  1. big eyes 11 juin 2008 at 12 h 54 min - Reply

    just say yes…yes….yes… everything melts

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