300 Koan Shobogenzo, Case 208: Yunmen's "End of the 90-Day Training Period"
We are often preoccupied with our plans for the future. What should we do next? As Daido Roshi often says, "If you miss the moment, you miss your life." The simple instructions we receive in zazen give us the power to transform our lives by giving us a way to practice coming back to the moment over and over and over again. Over time, we learn to trust it-and ourselves.