A clean, groomed, well-clothed body. Let it be acknowledged that step one is a low elevation. It is not for staying on or obsessing over. At the same time, it can’t be skipped.
It is the strangest thing, finding a deeper satisfaction in what I refrain from doing than in what I actually do. And restraint is still the most beautiful word in the English language.
The man who blames his past for his present has found decent accommodation for a low price. He isn’t going anywhere.
Novice to master: “Can you tell me what Zen is?”