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"work" Tagged Videos

"work" Tagged Videos

Ep.6 Chop Wood, Carry Water

The Zen Buddhists saying, “Before enlightenment, chop wood carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood carry water,” speaks to the value of work, no matter what stage of life we are in. So why does our culture vilify work?Why do so many of us try to find ways to get out of work? Is work a necessary part of our spiritual growth or not? These are the questions and issues our dynamic duo tackle in this this episode.

Is Work Really Necessary?

The average person will spend at least 35% of their life at work and if they don’t enjoy their work, that could be a large chunk of lost time. As spiritual seekers, many of us might wonder, “Is work really even necessary to begin with?”