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BY ZUZA ENGLER

The Glass Is Already Broken

One day some people came to the master and asked "How can you be happy in a world of such impermanence, where you cannot protect your loved ones from harm, illness, and death?"

The master held up a glass and said, "Someone gave me this glass, and I really like it. It holds my water admirably and it glistens in the sunlight. I touch it, and it rings! One day the wind may blow it off the shelf, or my elbow may knock it from the table. I know this glass is already broken, so I enjoy it incredibly."

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