The Junction
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The Junction

Chop wood and carry water

The joy of home ownership can be found in the mundane

Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash

Before enlightenment, chop wood and carry water; after enlightenment, chop wood and carry water. — Zen proverb

This passage is so simple and yet can be interpreted in a number of ways.

It can mean that even when you reach a pinnacle of achievement, you’ll still have to complete…

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