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.