Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.
When you get free from certain fixed concepts of the way the world is, you find it is far more subtle, and far more miraculous, than you thought it was.
The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity.
You didn't come into this world. You came out of it, like a wave from the ocean. You are not a stranger here.
The only Zen you'll find on mountain tops is the Zen you bring up there with you.