I’m just a soul whose intentions are good...
The term Zen is derived from the word chán, an abbreviation of chánnà, which is a Chinese transliteration of the Sanskrit word of dhyãna which means meditation. To meditate by definition to withdraw the mind from the automatic responses to sense-impressions, and leading to a state of perfect equanimity and awareness or Nirvana.
In Another Life
I scanned the room nervously looking for her. All I knew is that she had red hair and freckles. My roommate, Mike, insisted that I go out with a friend of his girlfriend, Amber. I didn’t really care much for Amber, and the feeling was obviously mutual, so I didn’t quite understand why they would think me and anyone who got along so well with her would mesh at all.