Koushi Jesse Sherrill is a lay Sōtō Zen practitioner. Since life itself is our practice, this site is a place for personal experiences, thoughts, ramblings, Buddhism, and everything in-between.

As I am no priest, anything said referencing Zen/Buddhism should be taken with a  grain of salt.

Gassho

Featured Posts:

Love and a Heart of Stone

Yesterday on Instagram I asked via Stories if anyone had anything they wanted me to write about. One of the responses I received, apt for the upcoming Valentine’s holiday, was: “Fixing a heart that’s like a stone.”

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Zen and Jealousy

Of the myriad of negative emotions that we experience as human beings, none has quite self-sabotaged happiness over the span of our existence in the way that jealousy has.

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Come As You Are

In the end, maybe the world doesn’t need another Happy Buddhist scholar from me. Maybe I’d be best for the world served the way I am:

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