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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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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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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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Subject-Object Circling…

Sometimes I feel I’m going in circles… the mind has me in a set way of thinking, tracks that lead me into repeating behaviors… habits… familiar ‘mind-sets‘ and biases. Problems I address using the same parameters, the same myopic perspective, … Continue reading

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