Anne Wayman

Oct 4, 2021

4 min read

Not Quite Zen

Buddhist hand mudra
Image by Bhikku Amitha from Pixabay

Although I’ve been a member of one or another 12 Step group for ages, it took me moving to a Zen Center to realize I actually knew something about meditating after all.

The 11th Step of the twelve is ‘Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood God.’ I had all sorts of fears about meditation, most of which I wasn’t aware of until I quit fighting it. Probably the biggest stumbling block…