By definition, you can't see emptiness. You can't even imagine it. But you can be it. You already ARE it. Now, to live and let live in emptiness: that's the secret to paradise. It's a secret hidden in plain sight, but it can take you forever to crack the code. To know myself fully, I do not have to ponder the infinity of stars. I do not have to plumb the eternity of time. I only have to reach up and pluck the fruit fro the bony end of a branch.
Karen Maezen Miller, Rōshi
Karen Maezen Miller, Paradise in Plain Sight: Lessons from a Zen Garden (Novato, CA: New World Library, 2014), pp. 83 an 110.

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