Category Archives: thought

PARTITIONS & OCCUPANCY…

PARTITIONS AND OCCUPANCY… TSK Instructor, Ken McKeon invites consideration of the hum of thoughts… a stream of stuff colored by feelings, and meanings put together by the moments… like stories I tell myself without uttering a sound. Stories that seem … Continue reading

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LOOKING INTO LOCAL TIME…

TSK Exercise 19 – Past, Present and Future of Each Moment Sit quietly and remain sensitive to all thoughts, feelings, sensations. You may eventually be able to see a past and a future tinge to all your lived present moments. … Continue reading

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MAKING SPACE…

A TSK student describes… MAKING SPACE… TSK Exercise 18: Past and Future Projections – Pay close attention to your thoughts and images. Note how frequently you have thoughts about the future – plans, expectations, assumptions about likely trends, and so … Continue reading

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CAN YOU SEE WITH SPACE EYES…?

CAN YOU SEE WITH SPACE EYES…? “The training we receive as human beings teaches us to live in accord with the dictates of substance. We see with ‘form eyes’ and move with ‘form bodies’. We react to a world in … Continue reading

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EXPANDING & CONDENSING…

EXPANDING & CONDENSING In TSK class we were engaged in what we call an ‘expanding’ exercise… designed to open the habitual ‘focal setting’, the default setting from which we seem to most often engage with, and view our world. It’s … Continue reading

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Not-Knowing and Opinion…

Not-Knowing and Opinion… Everyone MUST have an opinion! How else are we to feel substantial, that we have value, that we’re like, SOMEBODY? Really? We tend to gather beliefs and opinions like bundling leaves… they tend to pile up inside. … Continue reading

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ABIDING IN THOUGHT…

ABIDING IN THOUGHT… I can ponder and perpend what is immediate and beautiful in my life… right here, this instant… the bright sunlight filtering through the trees touches a candle at the window… it’s shaped like a pear, now lit … Continue reading

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IN THE TIME OF THINKING – What does that phrase mean?

IN THE TIME OF THINKING – What does that phrase mean to you? Do you discover it in your experience of the exercises we have been working with? The word ‘intimacy’ relates to deep within, the essential nature; intrinsic… to … Continue reading

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DO YOU MOSTLY THINK IN THOUGHTS OR IMAGES?

For class, I was asked to write a page or so on the question… EXPERIENTIALLY, DO YOU MOSTLY THINK IN THOUGHTS OR IN IMAGES (or in some other way)? It’s a ‘tricky’ question. It invites internal inquiry and observation. But … Continue reading

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THE STREAM OF THINKING…

THE STREAM OF THINKING… In the winter of 2011, Jack Petranker taught the second of three, 9-week segments of a 27-week Time, Space, Knowledge (TSK) class – THE STREAM OF THINKING. The course consisted of weekly, 1) on-line conference calls … Continue reading

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