How is it that Eihei Dogen’s suggestion that when we “forget the self, we are enlightened by all things” apply when we welcome new life into the world?
In tonight’s talk, recorded just two days after his daughter’s birth, Michael addresses this issue by pointing out that watching our impulses to be and act in certain ways, frees us from their limitations. Watching our impulses to assure outcomes, and to cling to relationships, helps us awaken from ordinary delusion.

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