411: Christopher Keevil on Finding Zen in the Ordinary


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Christopher Keevil is an ordained Zen teacher who has been practicing since 1991 and teaching since 1998 in the lineage of his teacher, Zen Master Bo Mun. He is also the Managing Director and founder of Wellspring Consulting and is the founder and host teacher of Garden Oak Sangha.

In this episode, Eric and Christopher discuss his book, Finding Zen in the Ordinary: Stories and Reflections

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In This Interview, Christopher Keevil and I Discuss Finding Zen in the Ordinary and …

  • His book, Finding Zen in the Ordinary: Stories and Reflections
  • Learning to live life by choosing to be here and now
  • Paying attention in the present moment and seeing what’s here without judgment
  • Meditation tips for beginners
  • Meditation practice is training to become present
  • His process of writing and finding deeper meaning
  • Visualizing spiritual growth as a helix that has movement and cycles
  • How our deeper self can move us to take action
  • Having both faith, doubt, and courage in life
  • The emotional imperative of “I am” is a mirage

Christopher Keevil Links:

Christopher’s Website


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