Every sketching day is a good day.

Kapsaliana Village, Crete, Greece, 2021
The village in the morning, ink and wash on Japanese paper, 2021

Thank you for reading another zen Monday. Every Monday is zen Monday. Always a weekly dose of Japanese ink painting coupled with one photograph from my archives. Sometimes a poem.

This week we carry on with the Crete tour, after an unexpected hiatus. Thank you for your understanding and for your continuing engagement. Today I am sharing a view of the olive mill village in the morning.

The last weeks and this particular postcard are a reminder of what gives meaning to every day around here. There is a zen
expression “Every day a good day”, or in Japanese 「日日是好日」. To me personally, every sketching day is a good day.

What about you? This week, this holiday season think about what word makes your every day a good day. What would you write instead of “sketching”?

See you again next week!


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