For me I've just learned to accept the fact that "anger boiling over" or a "rough day at work" are also zen.
If it helps, do so. Or pray to Buddha or whatever your hearts calls to. Many folks Practice Zazen combined with something more
Much metta and thanks to everyone for their advice and insight. Being a former practitioner of Jodo, I tend to lapse into chanting
I respect and admire the wisdom and thoughtfulness expressed in this thread. You are all helping my practice as I work out the relationship between faith
In the most pedantic sense, trust and faith are two very different concepts. One is born from experience, history, and understanding (that would be trust).