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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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GIANT BODY – THE HAND…

GIANT BODY – THE HAND… We continued to explore the GIANT BODY exercise by going smaller… that may sound contradictory, but you might say we ‘felt’ our way more than conceptualized. And ‘feeling’ is what opened the thought, feeling breathed … Continue reading

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Rest in the Ripple…

Rest in the Ripple… In ‘Dimensions of Mind’, p.212, there is a pointing out instruction how to “focus each ripple, each point, back toward its own transitions…the more you penetrate the ripples…the more you can stay there.” Rinpoche refines, “It’s … Continue reading

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The Rhythm of Time…

The Rhythm of Time… This exercise can be extraordinary, if allowed a full and open hearing. I put the song on repeat, again and again, as if returning to the watch on my wrist, checking the moments…the song is called … 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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Embodiment – (for Michael)

“Only from the heart can you touch the sky” – Rumi I had a tooth pulled last week. One of those big ones way in the back. Hurt like hell, throbbed a lot, narrowed my awareness like a sudden smack … 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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Dynamic of Being

What might happen if we… …’lift our heads, stretch and look up, while drawing in deep breaths.’ (DTS 299) What a dazzling crisp, sun-dappled, Fall day from the porch… music floating in the air, focus widening and narrowing, thoughts like … Continue reading

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Light Reflections

I was watching the leaves flutter in the breeze when a flash seemed to sparkle from, I don’t know, a less defined shadow, and like the sun reflecting on glass, I considered this: — self and its myopic concerns is … Continue reading

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