665. a change has come

the guru stumbled out of his library after many moons of work. his students saw something different in his eyes and said, “guru, what has changed?”

“i am no longer the guru!” the guru said. “now, i am the sage. and #zen is no longer #zen. now, it is love.”

“by the Goddess, everything has changed!” the students exclaimed.

“nothing has changed,” the sage replied, “for a name is not the named.”

go in love.