Fayan has two students roll up the blinds on his windows. They do this the same way. One is chastised, while the other is praised. One wins, one loses.
—Gateless Gate, Case 26
Steve Lucas talks about the synchronicities of winning and losing from his perspective as a financials trader and a concerned father.
Steve Lucas looks at the injustice of Fayan’s determination – and also lets us into his zen practice and his world as a competitive financial trader and concerned father.
“How to deal with difficult times is fundamental for a spiritual practice, and really, for any human life. There’s birth and death, to start with, and then there is all the conflict and uncertainty that happens in between.” January 2017.