Category Archives: presence

Wheeling Along

I imagine that I am being woven by life, for life, of life. I wish I could sail along with the flow of what I’m feeling this morning, half-way through my first cup of coffee, poised on the threshold of … Continue reading

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NATURAL AWARENESS…

NATURAL AWARENESS… Ken’s poem and the quote by Rinpoche evoke in me that almost granular feel at the edge of the future… at the beginning of perception… “Awareness generally means to be “aware of some thing” — to look at … Continue reading

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The ‘am’ is where…

Ken’s poem has me thinking about what Rinpoche wrote… “Knowledge and time begin a dialogue right in our midst. How does ‘now’ imply all times? How can it be that being is ‘now’? Starting right now, I can look into … Continue reading

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LOK Ex 13 – Inventing the Past

LOK Ex 13 – Inventing the Past Focus on the memory of a specific event, either ‘routine’ or emotionally charged. Trace the future that developed out of that remembered event. Experiment with ways to ‘strip away’ this future, for example, … Continue reading

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Aftermaths and Precursors

Ah, the before and the after! How have they managed to crowd out my awareness of my feelings and my freedom to ponder the meaning of it all as my life putts along? But there’s no use pretending that it … Continue reading

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Stirring the Caldron of Time

As I opened the fridge door and wondered what would take the edge off my hunger, before I want out for my walk, I heard my mother, sitting at the kitchen table, say, “I never wanted to be so opinionated.” … Continue reading

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Skywriting Meditation…

From a ‘finity’ of moments yet another humble one… perhaps among the humblest of moments and the most fulfilling… SKYWRITING by Ken McKeon What do I have to do with the sky? It doesn’t drape me With a living curtain … Continue reading

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The Past at the Edge of the Future

To know the past as happening now… “To attain this ‘knowingness’ we can begin with objects and experiences, using them to work back to the knowingness and clarity which they bear. Then, using that clarity, we can SEE ALL EXPERIENCES … Continue reading

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Simple Insights

I had two insights this past week. They both seem as simple as to be hardly worth mentioning; but I don’t want to forget them. One of those insights was: I feel happier when I am trying to realize my … Continue reading

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The Dreaming of the Sands

We can examine the sinew and bones of experience for their secrets, but it may be that the mystery of time is to be found elsewhere. I have the privilege of knowing people who are working on books and classes … Continue reading

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