Dear Wisdom’s Heart,
Long ago, a zen student discover his teacher sobbing inconsolably. “But Master,” the student asked in dismay, “why are you crying?” The Master said, “I’ve just learned my mother has died.” “But Master,” the student pleaded, trying to console him, “don’t you say to view life as a star at dawn, a bubble in a stream, a flash of lightening in a summer cloud, a flickering lamp, a phantom, and a dream?” “Yes,” the Master said tearfully, “and now… the dream is extremely sad.”
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Hospitalized kids often feel scared, lonely, and different; they also often miss out on simple joys of childhood, such as attending school regularly. Receiving a card brightens their day, makes them feel special and reminds them they aren’t forgotten.
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Everyday, so much in life directly expresses our fundamental goodness and the goodness of all creation. This is true, just the way we live now, without changing a thing.
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