Confusion is the result of a split between our awareness and its object. But how could there be any separation in what is inherently whole and undivided? Intimacy is the doorway into clarity and the antidote to alienation. It shows us, clearly, that we have never been apart.
by Konrad Ryushin Marchaj, Sensei
Book of Serenity, Case 40:
Yunmen, Houbai, and Houhei
Zen Mountain Monastery—July 7, 2013