When mastery seems unlikely, think of it as a long walk. Pause for breath and take a new step.

magnolias

Magnolias in full bloom, Zurich, 2017

painting

Magnolia study (ink painting on Japanese rice paper, half scroll), mokuren, モクレン, 木蓮, 2018

Thank you for reading another zen Monday. ありがとうございました。

Also, thank you for your loyalty in keeping up with #zenmondays during the April hiatus.

Every Monday is zen Monday, a weekly dose of zen in Japanese ink painting format, coupled with one Japanese word.

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