Category Archives: fall 2012 class discussions

A Good Time to Be Alive

In 1976, I  fled my old life in Montreal like a man escaping a house on fire.  I abandoned job, apartment, friends, and ran for dear life.  That summer in the farm country of Alberta, it was wonderful to discover … Continue reading

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Time at the Core of our Being

Here’s an interesting article pointing to how Time is at the core of our being entitled, ‘January Is the Cruelest Month’. Read the entire article at the link below, but here are a few excerpts: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/27/opinion/sunday/for-sleep-january-is-the-cruelest-month.html?_r=0 “Written inside of us … Continue reading

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A Short Meditation of Moments through Time

I found this video helpful as a short meditation for inquiring into the play of the depth and flow of emotion that arose from the music in the listening field, along with the visual display of wildlife in stunning terrain. … Continue reading

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Practice Day Notes

Here is the note on my practice session that I submitted by mistake just to Kathleen (too long for a chat box anyway!): Initially, the future and past that showed up were very ‘close’ — my scope of attention was … Continue reading

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Time Reversals – TSK Ex. 20

TSK Exercise 20 – Reversing Temporal Structure “…with a specific thought or expectation regarding your future, reverse the directionality by which it is known in reference to your present…” I am following my intentions, my desires, some have images of … Continue reading

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Reflections on TSK Exercise practise

A few reflections on my personal practice, in anticipation of the review day on Sunday: –          Observing the ppf structure of my thoughts and thought processes, I note how pre-occupied these tend to be with anticipations of the future. Yet … Continue reading

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Stories made transparent as time, space and knowledge

Good Morning What a pleasure to dip into such a lively discussion. There are several ways to interpret the phrase “see through the story” In one manner the story contours and shapes our perception. We are trapped inside the story. … Continue reading

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David’s comment on Practicing noticing stories

(I would have “commented” on David’s comment to my “Telling Stories, Living Stories” post, but the system wouldn’t allow me to).  David, your earlier post from three years ago, sharing your practice of noticing stories, is very relevant to what … Continue reading

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Time within time

Inspired by Jack’s reference to thoughts and daydreams, I found myself within a past-centred thought sequence, followed by a future-oriented one and began to pay attention to the ppf stucture of each moment within the stream of memories and future … Continue reading

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Time’s variable tempo

A recent NPR radio broadcast spoke of how rapid is the tiny humming bird and how the bird might perceive our movement as very slow. In contrast we might seem to move fast in the eyes of a whale, which … Continue reading

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