2020 Taught Me That Being “Zen” is a Privilege.

Thrissur Chavakkad

A lesson learned in spiritual bypassing.

The last year of my forty’s potentially announced itself as the height of my life’s work. I was unstoppable, in control, and “zen.” In Kerala, India, I sat at the edge of the Arabian Sea in a daze. My dreams had led me there, my bucket list; India, check, Nepal, check.