Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than

Zen Pencils

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  1. Bob

    Bob said, about 23 hours ago

    Cancer sucks.

  2. gammaguy

    gammaguy said, about 20 hours ago

    A lump in the breast is a problem, but these days not always without a solution. The last images should show resolution, not hopelessness.

  3. mr_sherman

    mr_sherman GoComics PRO Member said, about 17 hours ago

    @gammaguy

    The message here is about perspective and understanding what’s really important and what’s not.

  4. Zigman

    Zigman said, about 16 hours ago

    Burnt toast – annoyance, burnt house – problem.

  5. cathybowers

    cathybowers said, about 16 hours ago

    First step? Don’t start your day consumed by anger.

  6. Melissa Lomax

    Melissa Lomax GoComics PRO Member said, about 13 hours ago

    Great work as always and great timing… This is right on track with my thinking! :)
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    My comic today is of the similar vibe, “Letting all the little frustrations go…” <3 Thank you!

  7. tarotgal13

    tarotgal13 said, about 6 hours ago

    Not hopelessness, perhaps, but shock. It’s a big one, even if you already know. And boy, does it put things in perspective! Great illustrations.

  8. kattbailey

    kattbailey said, about 1 hour ago

    This is the same day, to judge from the fact that she is wearing the clothing she picked. Yes, part of her reaction to the oatmeal and so in is probably her worry about the appointment, but you start with being on edge and annoyances add up… and you’re more on edge. Once over the shock, with breast cancer you are hearing options, unless it was caught unusually late. But it is the cancer that is associated with a word used in daily language that is noticed by the patient (other one I can think of is a mole…) and so the one that fits. We take our lumps, etc…. So that day, there is shock. But the cancer isn’t the point, it could be ALS or something else, just to compare to what we generally worry over

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