Arborvitae

arborvitae in springMy arborvitae survived the winter, but they have interesting shapes–a full head of hair on top and a flouncy skirt at the bottom. In between, one is see-through. The other has an hour-glass figure.

I tried to save them from the deer by covering them in Christmas lights, though i’m not sure that strategy worked.

How many strategies do we use to save ourselves from dukkha. We give advice. We take advice. The Buddha tells us straight. Clinging is the cause of suffering. How to stop suffering is to stop wanting things to be different than they are.

Can i be happy with hour-glass arborvitae?

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