Category Archives: Quirky Contemplations

Quirky Contemplations: The God Challenge – a Series of Koans for God

Note:  This post is (hopefully) imaginative and certainly fictitious.  Any similarity with actual events is entirely coincidental. In the Beginning, It was a dark and stormy night. God lay sleeping on a bed suspended in a singularity. An alarm clock … Continue reading

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Quirky Contemplations: The Case of the Disappearing Cookie

QC koan: If baseball was played with hard-boiled eggs, how would you hit a home run? The Case of the Disappearing Cookie A man was out working in his yard.  He happened to look up and saw three of his … Continue reading

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Quirky Contemplations: Battling Mosquitoes

QC Koan: If you were the guardian of the Pure Land, would you allow repentant mosquitoes entry? Note: This little story could be seen as a mosquito machismo, or as metaphor. Battling Mosquitoes The man was sitting outdoors on a … Continue reading

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Quirky Contemplations: The Old Man and the Mailbox

QC Koan:  Does a mailbox have Buddha nature? The Old Man and the Mailbox The man was old.  He felt he was dying and decided to retire to a well-supplied cabin deep in the woods.  He went off the grid, … Continue reading

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Quirky Contemplations: The Genie or the Pack?

QC Koan:  If the universe were turned inside-out in a nanosecond, would you be likely to notice? The Genie or the Pack? A man is hiking on a trail in the mountains, a day hike to get away from things.  … Continue reading

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