Reflections

Thinking of Pat Hawk

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Reflections | Comments Off on Thinking of Pat Hawk

Jack recently received a message from Rolf Drosten, a Diamond Sangha teacher who lives and teaches in Germany. Rolf wrote about Pat Hawk, a long-time Three Treasures supporter, known to many of us. Rolf’s message is a warm tribute, and a message about each of us practicing with our foibles. I, too, remember Pat with warmth and gratitude. Lee Five years ago, Pat Hawk Roshi died in May 2012. Now and then during the past weeks, I have come to think of him – No, more clearly, I’ve simply come to think of him. It is possible that he has shown me more than all other Masters I’ve met over the...

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2016 Year End Letter

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 in Reflections | Comments Off on 2016 Year End Letter

“There is a reality even prior to heaven and earth.” Dai-o Kokushi: On Zen “Hope locates itself in the premises that we don’t know what will happen and that in the spaciousness of uncertainty is room to act.” Rebecca Solnit Greetings Three Treasures Members & Friends   December, 2016 Most of the leaves are off the trees, fall rain is gently dripping from bare branches and the days getting shorter and shorter. I am writing to you once again to ask for your year-end donation to Three Treasures Sangha. This year has had its usual ups and downs and has been a...

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Wild Sacredness: Floating through the Grand Canyon

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Reflections | 1 comment

Here begin the terrors Here begin the miracles ―The Legend of the Grail   Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future. ― Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha   “Oh, Eeyore, you are wet!” said Piglet, feeling him. Eeyore shook himself, and asked somebody to explain to Piglet What happened when you had been inside a river for quite a long time. ― A.A. Milne   Something certainly does happen, being inside a...

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