Gifts, received and offered

//Gifts, received and offered

Gifts, received and offered

Among the birthday gifts I received and for which I am grateful, there was this, from students in Portugal, which I now offer here, like « the scattering leaves: »

Make the universe your companion,
always bearing in mind
the true nature of things –
mountains and rivers,
trees and grasses,
and humanity.
Enjoy the falling blossoms
and the scattering leaves.

Basho, Learn from the Pine

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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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