The Misguided Monk

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fiercebuddhist:

Wonderful animated short with a lesson. Watch your thoughts as they become deeds. Watch your actions as they become your destiny.

Originally posted on Buddhism now:

When an old hermit monk has his day interrupted by an uninvited guest, he is unwillingly taken on a journey to discover the true meaning of companionship.

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Animation by Tom Long

Misguided Monk By Tom Long

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Yellow River

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old man standing
in the middle of the night-
yellow moon river

Standing looking at the nearly full moon last night I thought of this and the old joke. It is a book title called.

“Yellow River” by I. P. Daily

Stock Market

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the fool flyers a
kite in the tornado-
stock market

Tonight my wife and I were talking and she said “money worthless, but worth everything.” I am still working on forming a haiku around this. The above is one image I saw so far. Thank you my darling for the inspiration.

Ambulance

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red and blue
lights reflect in puddle-
wailing child

To those who read my blog:

My family has not suffered any difficulty not did I see an accident. I was near a hospital as an ambulance drove by. As I saw the lights in a puddle I thought about how the sight of an ambulance is a reminder of the fragility of life.

Dog Farts

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silent meditation
slowly counting breaths-
the dog farts

Today while meditating our dog Dax decided to test my concentration. When she has to go she will let us know by noxious gas alarms. My sitting meditation became a walking the dog meditation.