Step by step in the dark
If my foot’s not wet,
I found the stone
– PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 72 (Soyen Shaku)
Practice. The notion of practice, as something you embody, and you walk through, and you are—rather than something you add, like something added to gasoline. There’s also a sense of moving in the dark, in some way that’s positive. So that in a practice, “not knowing” is on your side.