PZI Teacher Archives
What Is Most Urgent for Me?
Question: Teacher, what is most urgent for me?
Answer: The very you that is afraid you do not know.
—Yunmen, from the Record of the Yunmen (Gate of the Clouds)
Turning Toward What Is Most Oppressive
Tess tells a story about the confinements of physical pain and long isolation for a musician during Covid lockdown. What are the gifts of turning into the trouble and the fear? 7-minute excerpt from Sunday Zen on Memorial Day 2022.
The Release in Turning Toward What Is Most Difficult
Tess Beasley talks about what it is like to turn toward pain, of whatever manifestation; physical, emotional, collective. What comes of turning toward it? A musician’s transportive journey out of the pain and loss of COVID lockdown time. 7 minutes, May 29, 2022.
What Is Most Urgent for Me? with Tess Beasley
Tess Beasley talks about what it means to turn toward pain and loss by embracing uncertainty. Memorial Day 2022. 5 minutes.