Life Without Modern Technology

Last month I spent about a week at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, San Francisco Zen Center’s monastery. I was there during work period. It was a fantastic experience. Growing up in modern society, I never experienced being an adult without modern technology like computers and cell phones. Sure I could very easily hide my laptop and […]

Change the way you see it (From reading at Young Urban Zen)

Tonight at Young Urban Zen we read a passage from Taking the Leap by Pema Chödrön. This line stood out to me, “change the way you see it and lean in.” Here, Pema Chödrön is talking about how her teacher reframed a moment of difficulty as a moment of spiritual bliss. This reframing allowed her to take […]