Category Archives: arising

What goes without saying?

What goes without saying? Poem written by TSK instructor and student, focuses at the point of arising… near the origin of thought… “The rough touch of words… These cold forms could be my wintry loves… How they play out like … Continue reading

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EDGE OF THE FUTURE…

EDGE OF THE FUTURE… I love to write, and when I do, I am fascinated by the ‘dawn’. Of course, the captivating and compelling beauty of the just rising sun… but in particular, the dawning of form… when at the … Continue reading

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ABIDING IN THOUGHT…

ABIDING IN THOUGHT… In FULL PRESENCE MINDFULNESS class today, we were invited to look into thinking… to just observe… “Instead of depending on the content of the thoughts for knowledge of what is happening, let yourself rest in the activity … Continue reading

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SPACE-INSTANT…

SPACE-INSTANT… An unbounded moment… instant center of the universe… what could you possibly say to contain it… to hold it… to savor, honor, or treasure the experience? It is NOT a snapshot, a freeze frame lifeless object… it is a … Continue reading

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ESSENTIAL LOTIONS…

Usually relegated to narratives involving memories or planning… or to feelings of confinement and compression… It’s been said by those who have plumbed it’s depths that Time is a lubricious dimension… “When fully appreciated, Great Time is seen to be … Continue reading

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Time – Smooth and Rough…

In this poem, TSK Instructor Ken McKeon got me thinking about opening and also freezing a moment, and what that feels like… freezing is like when I sometime want to hold on tight to something pleasing, or alternatively, I want … 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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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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A DAZZLING HUMBLE MOMENT, hiding in experience…

“THE HUMBLE MOMENT, when seen as time, space, and knowledge, is a target worth aiming at. It’s the vital center of the universe; if we hit it, we explode everything that prevents fulfillment, attaining everything that fulfills.” Tarthang Tulku. ……..‘Inside … Continue reading

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LIGHT AWARENESS…

Sitting on the porch after breakfast watching as the edge of the ‘bomb cyclone’ passes. Wind-chill is 7 degrees, with up to 40 mph wind gusts… will be much colder tonight. Saw the red fox trolling the frozen field for … Continue reading

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