Seize the Moment

Shakyamuni asked his disciples:

How long is a person’s life?

They responded:

Seventy years

Wrong

Sixty

No

Fifty years?

Wrong

How long is a person’s life?  Asked the disciples.

Life is but a breath.

Don’t get mired in the worlds of yesterday and tomorrow.  Instead, live in the world of today.

Wherever you are and whatever you are doing, experience the beautiful things around you at the moment.

Tsai Chih Chung; Zen Speaks: Shouts of Nothingness

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