This article was originally a guest post written by Jak for Charles Sledge’s site. An excerpt will be placed here along with a link to the full article below.
While reading Charles’s article about the Chinese Bamboo Tree, I was reminded of a related story told to me by my martial arts instructor a few months ago: The Zen Master and a Cup of Tea. While the story about the bamboo tree details the eventual rewards that patience and persistence provide, this short story about a cup of tea that I am going to regale you with will explain how you should enter into something new that you are wanting to learn more about. It’s a lesson about adopting the correct mindset for learning.
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