I think what I appreciate most about this post is the gentle, non-judgemental way you break the silence. Too many people attack when they notice something amiss. Thanks for not adding to all of that.
I recently read that that when the American west was being settled, prostitutes were referred to as “wounded doves.” That phrase struck me on two levels. First, one does not have to be a prostitute to be wounded and need a special place to roost. Second, in the broader Zen sense, I see most humans as wounded doves. And as prostitutes. We live a Buddhist life attempting to be free of anger, ignorance, and greed, and often fail. We sell our princ … Read More