Monthly Archives: November 2013

“Here I Stand”: Pidato Kelulusan yang ‘Menusuk’

Posted: November 21st 2013

Pengantar: “Here I Stand” adalah pidato kelulusan (valedictory speech) yang disampaikan oleh Erica Goldson ketika lulus dari Coxsackie-Athens High School, seperti dimuat dalam blognya. Semoga bisa menjadi renungan kita bersama 🙂 There is a story of a young, but earnest Zen student who approached his teacher, and asked the Master, “If I work very hard and diligently, how long will it take for me to find Zen? The Master thought about this, then replied, “Ten years.” ?The student then said, “But what if I work very, very hard and really apply myself to learn fast – How long then?” Replied the Master, “Well, twenty years.” “But, if I really, really work at it, how long then?” asked the student. “Thirty years,” replied the Master. “But, I do not understand,” said the disappointed student. “At each time that I say I will work harder, you say it will take me longer. … Read more

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