Category Archives: being

WHY RECOGNIZE KNOWINGNESS

In one of my classes, the question came up as to ‘why’ we should want to get back to recognizing Knowingness in our experience… Why is recognizing Knowingness in my day to day living good for me? I came across … Continue reading

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FOCUSING…

FOCUSING… For my Richard Dixey class, ‘Searcher Reaches Land’s Limits‘, I’ve been working with a simple little practice that goes right to the heart of ‘recognizing’ the subtlety of ‘Knowingness’ in experience. It’s a concentration exercise. PRACTICE – 3 minutes … 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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KNOWING THE EDGE OF THE FUTURE…

KNOWING THE EDGE OF THE FUTURE… In Full Presence Mindfulness FPM class recently, some students discussed experiencing some difficulty practicing the EDGE OF THE FUTURE exercise from page 99 of, ‘Dynamics of Time and Space’. The practice invites us… “To … Continue reading

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POINTS OF CONCERN…

POINTS OF CONCERN… In Full Presence Mindfulness class we were talking about the practice of being at the ‘edge of the future’… we go directly to the point of arising itself: the point in each experience where the future could … Continue reading

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MORNING TIME

If you can find the subtle, it can anchor the rest of your day… allowing a return to that loving openness at any moment thereafter… MORNING TIME by Ken McKeon Early morning dim mind sleepy still, I need a muted … Continue reading

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The Four Immeasurables

This morning a phrase came back to me while I was sitting for my morning 30 minutes, in what I call meditation but which is more often a moving conveyor belt of thoughts, feelings, intentions, and memories. The phrase that … Continue reading

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A Bird on the Wing

I always took Kafka’s phrase, “A bird went in search of a cage,” as referring to the human tendency to feel anxious with too much freedom and openness (like a child’s panic when he notices that his family has disappeared … Continue reading

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BODY-MIND-THOUGHT INTERPLAY…

BODY-MIND-THOUGHT INTERPLAY… Imagining sitting in a fifties-diner, next to the table-jukebox… a melodeon of sorts… I might playfully insert mental coins, and push buttons to hear a half-remembered song… maybe catch a mood to carry forward… My mind drifted then … Continue reading

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BE THE SPIDER…

When Phil (in the film, “Groundhog Day”) tells Rita, “Be the hat” he has already shared with her that he is waking up every morning to the same day, over and over again. That afternoon, he is trying to teach … Continue reading

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