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The spirit of the Almighty is the inner workings of all beings

It is taught that the fruits of the spirit are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control…”– Galatians 5:22-23In my lifetime the number of Christian persons which i have encountered, who seem to have displayed these altruistic attributes,… Continue reading The spirit of the Almighty is the inner workings of all beings

Dogen Zenji

Practicing the Zen Way – Dogen Zenji

Shobogenzo Zuimonki 3-10. The full passage reads (I'm using the Okumura version): "Now if you wish to practice the Way of the buddhas and patriarchs, you should practice the Way of the previous sages as well as the conduct of the patriarchs with no (expectation of) profit; expect nothing, seek nothing, gain nothing. Although you… Continue reading Practicing the Zen Way – Dogen Zenji