It’s easy to get the idea when reading about Zen ,and even reading Joko Beck, that our practice on the cushion is about ‘not thinking’.
Yet our Ordinary Mind practice asks us to pay close attention to our feelings and thoughts - where they come from and where they lead.
Closing the gap between 'Zen' time on the cushion and my 'everyday life' is the heart of what we do. How does my Zen practice show up when my everyday 'self' has to make choices, judge, and act in the real world?
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