As we enter this holiday season, may the continuity of your mindfulness and meditation practice grow ever stronger.
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Zen practice is about living a life that is in harmony with our natural mind, and with our natural heart. We say that this natural mind, this open heart or “true self” is compassionate, soft, smooth, flexible, and open. Buddhist practice in general is all about discovering this natural peace, freedom, and openness.
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With a little encouragement from my friend Christopher King, I discovered Buddhism as a way of life in 1989. At the time, I was transitioning out of the Veteran Administration’s outpatient drug and alcohol program in Salt Lake City and I was looking for a practice to sustain me. I was looking for an approach to living that would help me stay sober, positive, healthy, and alive.
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