In our lifetime there is only one person we must encounter, one person we must meet as though we were passionately in love. That person is the essential Self, the true Self.
Zenju Earthlyn Manuel is an author, poet, ordained Zen Buddhist priest, teacher, artist, and drum medicine woman. The essence of all her transmissions come together in her talks and books. She is the author of Sanctuary: A Meditation on Home, Homelessness, and Belonging, and The Way of Tenderness, among others. A California native, she lives in New Mexico.