Work Practice is a reminder that our spiritual practice must move off the cushion and translate into the sacred activity of living and working in the world. A daily caretaking period and formal work practice give us the opportunity to explore labor that is nourishing to ourselves and others. Starting with simple, repetitive tasks, and gradually increasing their complexity, we learn to see how our minds respond to the task at hand.
Utilize work as meditation in motion. Focus on the tasks and apply yourself mindfully. Contemplate on the many benefits your efforts reward you with and not just the view of checkpoints on a to do list. In the end this allows us to live through buddhism and embrace the whole of living and not just leisure.
Peace and Love, Jim