‘Even the self does not know where the self will settle down; how could others determine where others will settle down? How could it not be a mistake to find others’ faults with our own faults? Although there is a difference between the senior and junior and the wise and stupid, as members of the sangha they are the same. Moreover, the wrong in the past may be right in the present, so who could distinguish the sage from the common person?’ (Tenzo Kyokun)
It’s nice to open this up again and drink in such familiar lines. Also nice to hear an echo of a line that resonated recently.