David Brazier's Blog – December 2012 Archive (2)

Bodhi Retreat in Belgium

We have had a lovely retreat here at Zenshin-In in Oud-Turnhout in Belgium. A good time for reflection. The snow fell all around giving us a beautiful environment. 

Added by David Brazier on December 10, 2012 at 13:34 — No Comments

Working with My Son

It is a great delight to me that Mike is involved here. I have spent the past few days packing up stuff from my house in Narborough which I intend to let out in the new year. Yesterday Mike and I loaded a van and brought some of my things to Belgium and he is taking more on to Eleusis. He'll also be doing some measuring up for future work there. I'll need to do another run with the van in a week or so's time to finish the moving job. Then we can start getting organised out there. This is all…

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Added by David Brazier on December 4, 2012 at 13:59 — No Comments

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Fragile Nature

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on April 5, 2020 at 11:34 1 Comment

I found this lovely quote in a book about Jizo bodhisattva:



"We perceive the fragile nature of our human life and it makes us afraid. As protection against the inevitable assaults of a human life - separations, failures, abuse, illness and death - we construct a set of strategies and defences called a self. Each time we perceive danger we fortify the defences until we find ourselves trapped and isolated inside its walls. Like a stone or wooden Jizo, we are frozen and lifeless. We… Continue

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