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If I knew myself to the innermost point of my being, I would not second-guess myself, doubt myself, criticize myself, improve myself, compare myself or forgive myself. And I would never ever apologize.

Struck dumb

Disciple to Jesus: “Your mother is here.”

Jesus to disciple: “Who is my mother?”

In Zen, a koan takes a student to the precipice of a “great doubt.” From this tenuous place, he sees that while logic is not wrong, it has its limits.