Tag Archives: Aliveness

What Gets me up?

What gets me up in the morning? Well. I’m glad that something does. It may not be a golden trumpet sounding at the edge of the meadow of sleep, beckoning me into the forest canopy of a new day. But … Continue reading

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RETURN TO LIGHT…

I am reminded of the TSK practice called ‘Return to Light’, “Look within your thoughts… Become familiar with darkness; be ready to let yourself sink into it without losing awareness completely. Gradually you will be able to sense fluctuations within … 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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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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The Emergent Future…

“To look at the emergent future, the one that actually takes place as distinct from future imaginations, we could start with simple sensory experience of the present, focusing at the edge of ‘now‘ just as it ‘moves’ into the future—the … Continue reading

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Appreciating Space & Time

A starting point … appreciate the active allowing and accommodation of space… Getting older…while underlying that reality there is an understanding that all good things end, everything evolves, time derives and elaborates, and my space is continuing to present. This … Continue reading

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Where do you go in your mind to write?

Using inquiry to allow time and space to open knowing… I compose (in part) in my head, an activity I do best over time, not that I’m that great at it. When I do this, it allows my heartfelt intent … 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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Awareness of Space

I’ve continued working with some of the practices in the book, ‘Shift Into Freedom’, by Loch Kelly, a gifted teacher and author, in which he explains his ‘Open-Hearted Awareness Approach’ to Being. This practice reminds me of some of the … 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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