Being Flexible and Keeping Commitments


Zazen teaches us to let go of thoughts feelings and distractions that interfere with being present and aware of this very moment. Some of the commitments we make in our everyday lives ā€“ marriage, children, jobs, friendships ā€“ require us to stay engaged focused and even tenacious. What does zazen teach us about dealing with keeping those commitments? How can we cope with the inevitable glitches that interrupt our intentions?

Gyokuko Carlson