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I went in for my meeting with Suzuki Roshi during sesshin. At that time my main purpose was to get him to approve of me. I told him how I was trying hard to do the right thing. He listened carefully, without judgment.

"You get a gold star," he said.

p.95. Sue Roberts, Tassajara, 1968.