We treat our lives as though they are investments. Without even realizing it, we wonder how we can “make the most” of our time or what we can “get out of” a particular experience or relationship, tethering ourselves to an unconscious viewpoint that turns our lives into never-ending projects. In her online retreat, Zen Buddhist priest Zenju Earthlyn Manuel awakens us from the slumber of this ultimately destructive attitude. Each week she will pry us from our old patterns of micromanagement, helping us to discover the boundlessness of a life no longer restrained by the constant, petulant question “What’s in it for me?”
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Allowing Life to Happen
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