Intimacy With the Present Moment

A few weeks ago, I heard a quote by a Zen Buddhist teacher from the 1200’s named Dogen. He said, “enlightenment is intimacy with all things.” I thought this was beautiful because often we think of enlightenment as this impossible thing we’ll never achieve. But basically, what he’s saying is enlightenment is just getting in […]

Step One: Stop

My New Year’s resolution this year was to create space in my life. If you read my bio, you would know that this doesn’t come easy for me. In fact, this is the fourth year in a row that I made it an intention at the start of the year. This week, I had a […]