Great question, Lisa. I think faith is a very important part of my life and practice. It's not an intellectual faith but a deep trust in being open
Any carrot during Zazen completely misses the point IMAO.
Because Zazen is probably the only thing and time
When I first converted, I was deeply suspicious of anything or anyone who asked me to have "faith." Buddhism seemed
depending on one's language, words like "faith", "truth", "belief" etc. can carry a lot of baggage
Thanks a lot for sharing your thoughts.
For me Zen is about being with what is, letting go of attachments, accepting, watching