Why I Practice
It's the only thing that has remained consistently challenging (now that I've memorized all the answers to "Trivial Pursuit"). It keeps me healthy, young and happy and it makes everything else easy.
Why I Teach
There’s no better job on earth, that's why. When people tell me I've helped them to feel better, it's worth more than the money.
Reading the great Ch'an Buddhist masters (Linji being the greatest) and wolves, because they're nature's greatest beings