I called a hotel I was going to be staying in to be sure that they had a shuttle to the airport. The person I talked to answered my question and was polite. It was a standard question. She did her best to hide it, but I picked up that “oh-no, not this question again” thought that comes when you answer the ten thousandth question for the ten thousandth time.

Zen Buddhism has a standard question that’s always asked by those with beginner’s mind, and that is “what is Zen?” Unlike the shuttle to the airport question, the answer is anything but standard.

Mediumship has a standard question. It has a pretty standard answer, like the shuttle question does. Read this very short article and see if you can discover what it is.