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A student confided in Suzuki Roshi that she had tremendous feelings of love for him, and that it confused her.

"Don't worry," he said. "You can let yourself have all the feelings you have for your teacher. That's good. I have enough discipline for both of us."

p.92. Toni (Johansen) McCarty, on the road from Sokoji to Los Altos, circa 1965.