The Farmer’s Luck

The Farmer’s Luck (One of my favorite Zen stories.) There was once an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years.One day, his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck, ” they said sympathetically. “Maybe,” the farmer replied. The next morning the horse returned bringing withContinue reading “The Farmer’s Luck”

Blind Men

Blind Men and the Elephant  written by John Godfrey Saxe (1816-1887) photos by Karrie Loomis (My favorite poem.) It was six men of Indostan, To learning much inclined,  Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind),  That each by observation Might satisfy his mind.  The First approach’d the Elephant,  And happening to fallContinue reading “Blind Men”