The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step

Do not waste your life

Kanzeon Zen Center Zendo (

In Zen monasteries you often see these words on a wooden board:

Great is the matter of life and death
Moments go by swiftly and are lost
To squander time is a great shame
Do not waste your life.

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