It’s something I often say – “seeking zen.” In fact, it was almost the name of this blog.
I don’t mean I’m striving for enlightenment.
It means I’m not striving. I’m not straining.
I’m moving. Smoothly. Slowly. Water finding its channel.
Towards a place of balance. “Zen.” Peace.
Not a place lacking emotion, thought, or action.
But a place where feelings, words, and motion stem from a balanced center.
Balance is dynamic. Mindfulness is constant.
As soon as I stop seeking, the zen vanishes, because I’ve stopped paying attention to where it is.
I am always, always seeking zen. Are you?