Streets of Cologne

We passed through Cologne, Germany.

We met Sensei Frank DeWalle.

He told us that the Cathedral of Cologne is a cathedral of lovers.  People pray there to find romance.  He visited, and so did his girlfriend, before they met.

 

 

After the cathedral, I walked around town.

 

I didn’t find a lover.

I found my way to this world through the left-over lumps of clay from Jeff Bridges’ pottery wheel.  After heeding my call to take shape,  he, the Dude, sent me to help his friend Bernie to wage peace around the world.

I feel that I’m not alone.

I believe there are others out there who want to Head for Peace.

 

 

Heard on the street:

  • The first European street retreat took place in Cologne.  They walked from here to Dusseldorf.  That retreat led to the creation of a Paris soup kitchen.
  • These days, the Formerly Tough Zen Guy needs his rest
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