Lin Jensen recounts his experience with the ancient Zen practice of wall sitting: what is it about a wall that helps penetrate consciousness?
Author and Zen teacher Lin Jensen tells how meditation’s surprising first lesson still resonates with him.
“In all that goes down,” writes Lin Jensen, “there lives a going up. This is reassuring when you’re witnessing the end of something.”
Lin Jensen opens his heart to a schoolyard bully and learns that there isn’t much hope for any of us when some of us are left out.
Lin Jensen says the rising temperature of the earth is a fever, symptomatic of a pathological infection: the pandemic of human greed.
They have five pairs of tiny beating hearts. But what really makes earthworms precious, says Lin Jensen, is simply that they exist.
When a debilitating illness forces him to give up the home he built, Lin Jensen realizes he must let go of his ideas about who he is and what he can do.