Category Archives: intimacy

A HUMBLE MOMENT…

A HUMBLE MOMENT… It’s a perfect 68 degrees, and although the frozen photo doesn’t show it, there’s a 14 mph Canadian breeze and the leaves are reveling in it… whispering and passing on the secrets of the wind. It’s as … Continue reading

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THINKING THROUGH PERCEPTION…

THINKING THROUGH PERCEPTION… Thinking involves many different mental processes. For instance, perceiving visually I most often take for granted that when I see something, it’s a fact. BUT… if I take the time to investigate what I THINK I saw, … Continue reading

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CONDUCTING OPENNESS…

“[T]houghts often come and go as a kind of reflex, passing so quickly that they go unnoticed, if we take the time to focus on the stream of mental events, we soon observe that we are almost always thinking… in … 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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SWEEP AND SWOOP…

Ken’s poem opens in me a kind of ‘allowing’… a ‘sweep and swoop’… an openness accommodating all within and without… and also an ending of those distinctions… “There are countless pathways… Access is there… Once we can let go of … Continue reading

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THAT TOO IS ‘I’…

THAT TOO IS ‘I’ Instead of narrowly grasping at things we want, we simply ‘open’ to everything, all that we fear and hold back is simply overwhelmed by everything we allow in… EVERYTHING, and it far outweighs all imagined boundaries, … Continue reading

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Washing the Dishes

This morning, after Swimming in Space for awhile, I elected–instead of sitting with the sensations stimulated by that practice–to continue washing the dishes. Walking through the darkened rooms, laying my extra shirt down on a chair, washing and rinsing a … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE OF SOUND & BREATH…

MARRIAGE OF SOUND & BREATH… “The shift from a ‘thing’ perspective to an appreciation of space, and the increasing emphasis on intimacy, are linked… It is possible to see, directly, a ‘timed out’ interaction and this shows quite vividly, the … Continue reading

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MAGIC OF TIME…

MAGIC OF TIME… “Our usual understanding of IMPERMANENCE is rough and undeveloped, but a deeper understanding emerges when we focus more closely. IF WE ARE SENSITIVE TO THE INSTANTLY DISAPPEARING COMPOUND NATURE OF TIME PAST, TIME PRESENT, AND TIME FUTURE … Continue reading

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TIME OUT…

TIME OUT… Right Now the Past is happening still… yes, in a manner of speaking, you have memories in Now space, as a point or moment holds the whole… and even conflicting conceptual things can be so… at the same … Continue reading

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