The Daily Dharma – August 13, 2021

Oil painting of white clouds in a dark blue sky, lit from above by bright sunlight in the high desert of Taos, New Mexico, Land of Enchantment. White Below, Blue Above, Original oil on canvas, 10" x 12.5"
White Below, Blue Above Painting Seamus Berkeley

“Let them know my work.
Let everyone look to me for direction.”
Such are [the fool’s] desires,
Such is her swelling pride.

One way leads to wealth and fame,
The other leads to the end of the way.

Look not for recognition
But follow the awakened
And set yourself free.

The Dhammapada
Chapter: The Fool