The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step

If we are prepared for thinking, there is no need to make an effort to think

 
It is not necessary to make an effort to think in a particular way. Your thinking should not be one-sided. We just think with our whole mind, and see things as they are without any effort. Just to see, and to be ready to see things with our whole mind, is zazen practice. If we are prepared for thinking, there is no need to make an effort to think. This is called mindfulness.
– Shunryu Suzuki, ZMBM
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