Zen koans are totally frustrating and make me feel stupid. It’s as if everyone gets this but me. Am I missing something?
Most definitely not! You have everything you need if you’re willing to get a little closer to the koan to find its gem. Even anger at a koan, when realized, becomes most intimate.
Before dismissing them out of hand, consider koans as good medicine, maybe bitter at first, but goes right to the … full post