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Writing and reading a post/an article

I have some difficulties to read and to write a post. When I´m reading, I ask, what´s the essence. I often don´t understand posts, because they are very general and/or abstract. I want to “handle” them, to comprehend them (in … Continue reading

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Sweet Pain

In dipping awareness into the energy trapped in stories, I find sharp pain. I have to be kind, and relax, to go closer. On closer ‘inspection’, the sharpness turns to sweetness – not in any kind of mawkish or sentimental … Continue reading

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Longchenpa, Time, and ‘the field communiqué’

I’ve started getting up at 5 a.m. That’s a huge leap for me. I’ve always felt sorry for insomniacs. Curl me up on a cosy chair or sofa any time of the day and I’ll be asleep within ten minutes: … Continue reading

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Stories and Learning

What about stories? Ok: I told my little children stories about their father, when he was a child, how he played with other children, how he made a bicycle out of old parts after the war ..and so on: The … Continue reading

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Layers of story

Practising DTS 11: ‘Telling Stories this morning’ – I notice the layers of story under the surface stories, less well-defined, more fluid. They remind me of the stories of dreams when sleeping. Releasing the energy in both remains a mystery … Continue reading

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Practicing with ‘Opening Unknown Time’

  I took a two hours walk in the woods this morning, after having read the assigned reading and Jack’s expounding on the topic for this week.  I decided to take the expounding that I have printed with me in … Continue reading

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The Future Continuation Of The Past

I was pleased when Jack commented that the future may not be all fresh and new, but is the agent that also brings a continuation of the past. Recognizing  that the vitality of time does express in all experiences, can … Continue reading

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Future Inspiration at the Edge of Time

Walking to the shops and during shopping, I attempted to rest awareness at the arising of the future. The first thing I noticed was that ‘I’ was not there (at least not in the usual/habitual sense that I feel myself … Continue reading

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The Future Infinitive

In the final paragraph of this week’s reading and of the chapter (on SDTS Page 101), there is a surprising paradox presented in such simple language: “As we move through the present toward the future, doing so from within the … Continue reading

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Reading stories and living in the future

I have many documents of my parents (letters etc.) from the second world war in Germany and Russia. I want to arrange them to give them my children; perhaps they can learn from history , from thinking and behavior of … Continue reading

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