December 19, 2019

“Just before Christmas 2012, staff at Embankment Tube station were approached by a woman who was very upset.”

No, you’re crying.

In the Buddhist tradition, our willingness both to honor and remember and let go and move forward are vital. It’s natural to forget some. The heart’s still there.

Our Western society, too often, is all about forward instead of honoring the wisdom and love in our past.

A man named Oswald can be heard only at Embankment station saying “mind the gap.” In 2012 they were planning on changing all voiceovers but decided not to at this station when Oswald’s wife told them that he had passed away in 2007. She loved listening to him when on the way to work.

This needs illustrations and it’d be the best children’s book.

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