Tag Archives: being

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

Posted in General TSK Discussions, being, future time, mindfulness, presence, senses, time | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General TSK Discussions, Full Presence Mindfulness, arising, being, intimacy, knowledge, memory, opening, pointing, zero(less) | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General TSK Discussions, intimacy, opening, presence, zero(less) | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General TSK Discussions, being, caring, memory, time, visualization | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General TSK Discussions, being, embodiment, intimacy, opening, poetry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

HUMBLE MOMENT….

Wanted to share a poem by TSK instructor and poet, Ken McKeon… you might say, HE is sharing a ‘Humble Moment’… one of those essential fundamental experiences when Great Time, Space, and Knowledge all converge as their deepest expressions… LUCY … Continue reading

Posted in General TSK Discussions, intimacy, poetry, presence, zero(less) | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Getting Real…

And the knowing world was created… from space and time… GETTING REAL by Ken McKeon It was to be stillness only time, What a pledge to make, But after awhile Thoughts started showing up Like singularities Constructed as the stars … Continue reading

Posted in General TSK Discussions, art, being, knowledge, poetry, senses | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A TSK STORY…

TSK… When I was in grade school, a devoted choir boy, I wanted to be a priest, among other things. I was raised with 16 years of Catholic education, and perhaps because of that faith-based dogmatic approach to religion, I … Continue reading

Posted in General TSK Discussions, inquiry, knowledge, space, time | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

AT SEA…

We are not just talking about the sea here… but also about sitting meditation… or inquiring within… See if you can submerge your ‘self’ into the words… Ken is intimately familiar with the sea… particularly the South China Sea, having … Continue reading

Posted in General TSK Discussions, being, inquiry, intimacy, nature, opening, poetry | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in General TSK Discussions, being, caring, embodiment, intimacy, opening, presence, zero(less) | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment