Hello friends and Venerable Sirs.
I am working with the garden metaphor.
(Planting seeds, tending to seeds, chipping away at the giant trees, weeding the garden of undesirable plants, planting the right seeds - just for starters)
Does anyone else here use this metaphor in evaluation? Can you share your experience if this is so.
"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I
." - MN. 70 Kitagiri Sutta