The Buddha and Jesus have to meet every moment in each of us. Each of us in our daily practice needs to touch the spirit of the Buddha and the spirit of Jesus so that they manifest. . . . It is just like cooking. If you love French cooking, it does not mean that you are forbidden to love Chinese cooking. . . . You love the apple; yes, you are authorized to love the apple, but no one prevents you from also loving the mango.

Thich Nhat Hanh, We Walk the Path Together by Brian J. Pierce