A deliciously irreversible evening

//A deliciously irreversible evening

A deliciously irreversible evening

Amid talk among friends at a dinner party in the delicious garden last night, someone asked the question: Is an « awakening » experience irreversible?
Everyone seemed to have something to say about it, whether a question, a comment, a challenge, an argument, a doubt. It all got a bit heady.
Having come to the discussion late (I was involved in another conversation), I listened to all sides. At one point, I gave the example of the delicious strawberries we had all just eaten for dessert.
The truth is that simple, despite all the chatter: Everything is irreversible. Nothing ever happens « again, » it’s all deliciously only now.

By | 2015-10-02T16:19:41+01:00 mai 30th, 2011|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. Unsui 31 mai 2011 at 4 h 46 min - Reply

    It seemed that I’ve been endlessly walking in this desert, the sun so hot, it’s nothing but a sad joke.
    Finally I find a clear stream of heavenly water, I’m so filled my belly is aching and I’m numbed for a while.
    Then I pick up my staff and head for the rest of the trip.
    Indeed all is delicious in the now.

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