“I used to think the point was to pursue happiness and flee misery, and this attitude extended to Zen practice. But now I see a new way of looking at things: What if the point is to start by accepting suffering?”
This Week’s Discussion Topic
What are some of the most persistent thoughts, anxieties, memories, etc. that have distracted you from the present moment in the past few weeks? Do you have any strategies for limiting their ability to steal your attention?