Zen practice constantly points us back to our true selves, to our buddha nature. As Daido Roshi says, there's no road map, no directions, no handbook on how to heal the world. The challenges we face demand nothing less than seeing and hearing with the whole body and mind-and replying with our entire being. How can we do it? The authors in this issue remind us that we must have the courage to look inside, get to know ourselves, forget ourselves, and step forward.