On a bitterly cold day a master and his disciples were huddled around a fire.

One of the disciples echoing his master’s teachings, said, “On a freezing day like this I know exactly what to do!”

“What?” asked the others.

“Keep warm! And if that isn’t possible, I still know what to do.”



Present Reality cannot really be rejected or accepted. To run away from it is like running away from your feet. To  accept it is like kissing your lips.  All you need to do is see, understand, and be at rest.

from The Prayer of the Frog