Though the path maybe wrapped in clouds or cluttered with obstacles now, impermanence will once more favor the traveler. Advance when you can, pause when you must…

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Burning wood between Tsumago and Magome, Japan, 2018

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Japan brush pen travel journal (detail), journal, nikki, にっき, 日記, 2019

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

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

via “Onwards”