Category Archives: embodiment

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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Clear Sailing

How easy it is to lose track of all the space that permeates every part of our embodiment and lies within every surface that greets our eyes and fills our days. Spaciousness is unlikely to be the image that comes … Continue reading

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We are not alone

In “The Wizard of Oz”, we may have our favorite character, but if you’re like me you can find a bit of yourself in each of them. It’s together that they fill up a complete personality, while individually they reflect … 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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Love Letter to the Present Moment

I wish you were here. It’s hard to really enjoy myself without you. I try to be open to your presence but my mind keeps wandering amid hopes and disappointments. I’ve been meditating every day—30 minutes in the morning, 15 … Continue reading

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OPENING TIME…

If you don’t have to, try NOT to blitz the dawn… the unrushed moment can reveal the immensity of ‘zero’, and recognizing that space from which everything unfolds… like that opening when the forgotten is on the tip of the … Continue reading

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Awareness of Awareness (Glimpse 2, Ch. 2)

Look out at an object in the room. Notice being aware of that object. Now notice being aware of seeing. Allow awareness to be interested and aware of itself: awareness resting back to become the subject and the object. Feel … Continue reading

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Light and Buoyancy

For many, many months I’ve been working with memories, and for many weeks Ken, my fellow students and I have also been working with light in numerous ways…light that illuminates, reflects, warms, and guides, and a correlative feeling of buoyancy, … Continue reading

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Opposites in the same Time and Space

As Being… the past is happening still. It seems like an odd thing to say, but there is a sense in which it is a valid observation…when the point holds the whole… conflicting conceptual things can be so… at the … Continue reading

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Close Encounters

The body of knowledge is active and available. One way to touch it is through embodiment. We can touch the Body of Knowledge by focusing on our embodiment directly. With our senses attuned to the world around us, we grow … Continue reading

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