Category Archives: nature

Discussion area for the topic of: nature and mind; nature as it relates to creative inquiry.

Pine Needles Zone…

In class today based on the book, ‘Dimensions of Mind’, we were working with Zones, and also practicing looking into them… Inquiring into zones involves understanding how we set them up as thoughts, perceptions, feelings, and so forth, as they … Continue reading

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AT SEA…

We are not just talking about the sea here… but also about sitting meditation… or inquiring within… See if you can submerge your ‘self’ into the words… Ken is intimately familiar with the sea… particularly the South China Sea, having … Continue reading

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Time Sensitive… or Why I like to Keep Appointments

An appointment is like a buoy on the tossing surface of a great lake. If I cancel a meeting with someone, I fear that it will never be rescheduled and that the coming together of our shared trajectories in life … Continue reading

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Opening Time…

Ken’s poem is an exquisite and alluring invitation to look at the beginnings of time… the dawn of… a day, a moment, a perception, a thought, a feeling, an impression… right there… the opening of time… it’s a beautiful thing… … Continue reading

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Inevitable Acceptance…

Most of the time it seems, I take myself to be physically separate from everything else, with an accumulation of experiences or memories that serve not only as a rudder in the flow of new experience, but also shapes that … Continue reading

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Depths of Feeling…

The planet has a way of catching you by surprise… if you allow it…and are open to its seductive pull. Spring tends to entice, by color, light, kindly temperatures, scented breezes… certain flowers spawn tranquil feelings… like pussy willows… They … Continue reading

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Sharing the Humble Moment…

Morning Focus…As the author of ‘Focusing’, Eugine Gendlin has said, “A body isn’t only an is; it is an is and implies further.” Lilies caught by the light…catch the light within me, and I am lit up… in touch, knit … Continue reading

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Space Shifting Now…

It is quite possible as you read this you will engage in ‘space shifting’…I did while putting together this post. As you read, notice how you shift to different spaces and focus and concern…it is interesting to observe… …Time can … Continue reading

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Inhabiting Multidimensional Space

Listen to this song at the link, as you read this post…(‘Little Person’by Brad Mehldau Trio) https://youtu.be/S4ovHLw9fos PRACTICE… explore possibility of inhabiting multidimensional space… Space we inhabit is full of feeling…it PERVADES the space we inhabit… not subjective or objective… … Continue reading

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Space that Births

It isn’t often we speak of joy. Something so personal, so deeply experienced in the moment, a sound that resounds in a felt silence, the brightness that illuminates a darkened bulb, and beyond…that connects with all there is, and the … Continue reading

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