Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than

Zen Pencils

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  1. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    “Large streams from little fountains flow,
    Tall oaks from little acorns grow.”

  2. chromosome

    chromosome GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    To c001, I offer my sincere condolences. I agree with your attitude toward that war and can only imagine the sorrow you feel in losing your son.

    No one has the keys to solving all life’s challenges, but I feel it is important to strive to put our positivity and creativity to work as best we can…

  3. MediaWhapper

    MediaWhapper said, almost 3 years ago

    No-one has the corner on the market of Suffering. Here’s one father’s response, and how it’s grown, more than 14 years later: http://bit.ly/1ZPL4 @c001 – please accept my deepest condolences.

  4. Richard

    Richard GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Sorry for your loss but I have one question. Was the job what he wanted to do?
    Did he want to serve? Did he want to try to make a difference?
    If that was what he wanted to do……then show him the respect that he did exactly what he wanted to do.
    Many times it is not how you honor the living. It is how you remember the fallen. JFK said that.
    I salute him for his service and sacrifice.
    I salute and respect you for him.
    Now you make a difference somewhere. Let his memory and sacrifice make you make a difference. Volunteer. It is what he did.
    Ex Vietnam Vet. (I volunteered)

  5. Daniel Kelly

    Daniel Kelly said, almost 3 years ago

    I look forward to your thoughts.Real truth resounds.

  6. Richard

    Richard GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Some have posted here about a loss and how can this strip fit.
    Obvious to those with an open mind.
    Make your loss into a gain. Make the loss count for something. Make a difference or wallow in self pity.
    Carry on what they left behind.
    Honor their memory by carrying on their memory.
    Make a difference somewhere.
    Mentor in school, assist at a old folks home, stand up against injustice, comfort an old lonely neighbor, run a 5K in his name, just thank a vet coming back for their service, many others just do it in his/her name.
    Do it for yourself or the flowers will die and never grow.

  7. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    Some grow strong at the broken places.

  8. DAZZ

    DAZZ said, almost 3 years ago

    We must all nourish our dreams, even in the face of many troubles.

  9. Benjamin Scott

    Benjamin Scott said, almost 3 years ago

    I like this strip…very encouraging.

  10. dheine1971

    dheine1971 said, almost 3 years ago

    This would have been better if it was for the recent since 2009 The Electric Company revival TV series on PBS Kids.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    @Radish

    Depressions make the chance for growth nearly impossible. A better economy improves things for everyone.

  12. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 3 years ago

    There is nothing that I can say to help you feel better. The war had nothing to do with our Liberties. Politicians who want to be world builders——or destroyers are to blame. I am sorry for your loss.

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