Tamarack in Winter, Copyright 2015 D. L. Keur, zentao.com

Tamarack in Winter, Copyright 2015 D. L. Keur, zentao.com

For me, there is a beauty and elegance in the stark, in simplicity. Some find trees in winter, shed of their needles or leaves, ugly. Nothing in Tao is ugly when seen cleanly, freed of fear and assimilated judgements.