A rather special sit-a-long ... or recline-a-long on the blog today. I hope you will join me ...
http://blog.beliefnet.com/treeleafzen/2 ... scopy.html
And while that is a pretty mild procedure, maybe this would be a good time to ask some of our members who have gone through more serious and trying medical procedures how Zen practice and Zazen helped them through that. We have some folks in the Sangha who have come through some very serious illnesses and trials, and sometimes speak of how Buddhism was with them in the hospital room.