Category Archives: senses

GIANT BODY – THE HAND…

GIANT BODY – THE HAND… We continued to explore the GIANT BODY exercise by going smaller… that may sound contradictory, but you might say we ‘felt’ our way more than conceptualized. And ‘feeling’ is what opened the thought, feeling breathed … Continue reading

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Depths of Feeling…

The planet has a way of catching you by surprise… if you allow it…and are open to its seductive pull. Spring tends to entice, by color, light, kindly temperatures, scented breezes… certain flowers spawn tranquil feelings… like pussy willows… They … Continue reading

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Focused Sensing…

Living TSK, we often open moments like unwrapping a surprise gift… we are invited to open the gift-box, delight in the offering, welcome the discovery, stay in the center of its depth, and then lucubrate… Focused Sensing is a wonderful … Continue reading

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Rest in the Ripple…

Rest in the Ripple… In ‘Dimensions of Mind’, p.212, there is a pointing out instruction how to “focus each ripple, each point, back toward its own transitions…the more you penetrate the ripples…the more you can stay there.” Rinpoche refines, “It’s … Continue reading

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Space Shifting

Our teacher says, “…‘space shifting’ does not only happen when we enter the world of a dream; it is ongoing. A good example is what happens when I remember a past event. If we don’t look closely, we tend to … Continue reading

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The Humble Moment

Imagine this… Not at the END of the rainbow, gold is the light of experiencing it… As the starburst is in the taste, not the memory… Experience is not about achieving special states, it’s about expanding focus, it’s not the … Continue reading

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Embodiment – (for Michael)

“Only from the heart can you touch the sky” – Rumi I had a tooth pulled last week. One of those big ones way in the back. Hurt like hell, throbbed a lot, narrowed my awareness like a sudden smack … Continue reading

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Awareness of Space

I’ve continued working with some of the practices in the book, ‘Shift Into Freedom’, by Loch Kelly, a gifted teacher and author, in which he explains his ‘Open-Hearted Awareness Approach’ to Being. This practice reminds me of some of the … Continue reading

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Vase-Face Interplay

I wasn’t able to attend last week’s class because of  travelling and US time change. Listening afterwards, I wanted to share my experience of attempting to balance the simultaneous seeing of Vase and Faces. I noticed to be able to … Continue reading

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The Not-here of Now

Once again, try listening to the song as you read this… Once in a while I come across an artist that seems to whisper directly to me, there is a kind of shared-space, a communion wherein I seem to merge … Continue reading

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