Life -Like Riding In A Boat

The following quote is from Undivided Activity (Zenki) Zen Master Dogen.

Birth is just like riding in a boat. You raise the sails, row with the oar, and steer. Although you row, the boat gives you a ride, and without the boat you couldn’t ride.

But you ride in the boat and your riding makes the boat what it is.

More of this tomorrow.

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