No fear, emotions only a novel

Opening Rose

“Superficially you may say you are feeling lonely, but if you are very sincere and really give up your small mind, then there is no fear and no emotional problem.  Your mind is always calm, your eyes are always open, and you can hear the birds as they sing.  You can see the flowers as they open. There is nothing for you to worry about.  And if you worry, you will see it as an interesting novel.  To read it is very interesting, but it is not something to  fear or worry about.  We can enjoy our life fully when we understand things in that way.”

—Shunryu Suzuki from Not Always So

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