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.[author] [author_image timthumb=’on’]http://zenpeacemakers.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Charlie.jpg[/author_image] [author_info]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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