Transcending suffering through love.

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A Kōan (公案) is a dialogue, story, question, or statement which is used in Zen practice to provoke the “great doubt”, to practice or test a student’s progress in Zen, and bring them to a deep and profound understanding of the nature of love.

This can be of great value to an atheist or agnostic just as it may be for the deeply spiritual person. By merging many approaches, one is in a sense creating a post-modern monastery. Here one may enter a state of awareness where one has less stress, less anxiety, less greed, less concern for the mistakes of the past or expectations of the future, and a true and authentic sense of joy and happiness.

Why We Suffer

Some suffering is an expression of natural law — an essential tool for survival. For the unaware individual, it is often a negative experience, especially if this individual has made poor choices in the past.


This love grows over time. we understand the different types of love out there, we can become conscious of how deep our connection is with ourselves and the other people in our lives.

If you are to understand the meaning of your life it is essential that you explore how and why you suffer through the power of love.

While exploring the nature of love there few experiences more fulfilling than love, the love that is most closely associated with interpersonal relationships.

Are you having a hard time loving in these times? Learn to love through my series of short stories on “Love!”

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