It is natural to look for the things you want outside of where you are now. That is the whole point of a journey. Yet this moment is all anyone has. So if freedom, love, beauty, grace, and whatever else is desirable are to appear, they must appear in a now.
Standing At The Blue Cliff, filmed in 2012, is a four-day long series of conversations between Joan Sutherland and John Tarrant. It is available for purchase on our website in DVD and MP3 by going to pacificzen.org/bluecliff.
“How to meet the times we are in is a real question, and everybody feels the force of it. It is an ancient question. It comes with being human.” Article by John Tarrant published in Lion’s Roar magazine, November 2, 2016.