"Little Ber loves to stare
At all the lights up there;
Brightened bulbs catch his gaze,
But dimmer ones amaze." I wonder a lot what's going on inside his little coconut. I think, what must it be like to see things from his #perspective
? What does it mean to have beginner's #mind
? Well-- that's a question I've heard before... #shoshin
beckons. "mu" they say-- "not applicable" (?) -- just don't think about it, you know?
Well, either way, I try really hard to earnestly enjoy the games he picks. It's not that I'm trying to play along or pretend, although yes that's sometimes what happens. It's more, how can I be fully #present
in this moment, sharing his sense of novelty, learning new connections, unburdened by preconception?
What a trip it must be, having one's mind blown by the seeming endless series of deeply causal coincidences. And then you become an adult, and have to learn that some coincidences are just that.
Well, even so, I wonder what mischievous little scheme he's got going on. For my part I began feeding him creamy soft #cheese
, a delightful addition to our repertoire of gustatory staples. He was unimpressed. Next time, little dude.