--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Maria Lopez <flordel...@...> wrote:
> Welcome to the zen forum DP;
> What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?.Â What's that about?.
I could try to explain it myself, but these do it better...
My particular kind of OCD is closest to Scrupulosity.
Is being Christian an impediment to me being on here? I am not a
"biblle-thumper" type if that makes a difference.
> Thank your for the openeness, honestity and clarityÂ you talk about you.Â
> --- On Sat, 14/8/10, DP <dave.dplat...@...> wrote:
> From: DP <dave.dplat...@...>
> Subject: [Zen] Namaste- first message
> To: Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Saturday, 14 August, 2010, 16:35
> HI, I am new here, and I would like to give a little introduction.
> I am 38, and I have been meditating on and off for about two years, reading
> about Zen for about 10. I find that zazen helps with my Obsessive Compulsive
> Disorder, and while I don't want to go into too many details about that, they
> key is the fear of uncertainty. the fact that Zen embraces uncertainty is
> what appeals to me.
> I am nominally Christian, but I lean towards the more liberal end, i.e.
> Quaker or even further. I see Christianity's strength being in its ethical
> system, at least when properly applied. I would become even more involved
> with Zen, sadly there is no real Zendo near where I live.
> Anything else anyone would like to know?
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