‘I never really thought that if I practice Zen I would somehow be perfect. You know, in Japan, everybody knows that all of the teachers are regular people, or broken people, rather than some sort of enlightened beings sitting on a cloud.’ (from Lion’s Roar)
I found this article, and this notion, to be a helppful reminder of the kinds of traps that we can fall into with spiritual practice, whichever tradition we find ourselves in.
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Somehow being human includes frailty and error along with beauty and light. The two seem mutually exclusive yet we embody both.