Thursday, November 26, 2009

The Thanksgiving Question


Nathan did a fine job with his post today.

Along with the second G, there is the "Gratitude Question." Everyone from famous media figures to guests at my in-laws' are prompted to testify, at some point today, about something they are grateful for.

I am grateful for the guy who showed up to practice last night. We still practice in my garage, which is not heated. It was a chilly night last night. This guy came out with hat and gloves, ready to sit, no problem. He could have sat at home -- he does, every day. But he came for me.

That's sangha. I am ever grateful for sangha, and for the vow we share.

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