“In doing nothing, in simply stopping, we can live freely and true to ourselves.”
From Nothing to Do, Nowhere to Go (2007) by Thich Nhat Hanh.
When the urge to know surfaces, stop.
What’s good is bad, and what’s bad is good.
Trying to get home from Kanazawa Castle…
I got lost.
I got on the wrong bus, and I got off at the wrong stop.
I thought: this is bad, until I started walking.
I discovered the river path.
It’s so close to my apartment.
A beautiful path along the Asanogawa river lead me home.
This is what I discovered from making a mistake:
Imperfection is my teacher.