A life filled with life

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A life filled with life

All these people in the streets protesting against the measures proposed by the French government to raise the retirement age…
A journalist wonders in Le Monde how many writers were among the protesters. Good question. And how many Zen teachers?
The writer’s life knows no age. A Zen life, too, is ageless.
What does it mean to retire? So many people « lose » their lives trying to « earn » their « living. » They live to work in a material world.
But the truth is that the problem is not so much a question of the retirement age, but rather a question of living a full life. Not a life filled with objects, devoted to obtaining, accomplishing, consuming.
A life filled with life.

By | 2015-10-02T17:20:39+01:00 octobre 14th, 2010|Textes|0 Comments

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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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