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TIME MARKING …

Ken’s poem about going ‘blue-pendulum’, marking time with each micro-instant swing of attention… I get glimpses myself doing that too, in my own mostly clipped and disjointed way. I’m reminded of what Rinpoche writes about ‘marking time’… “[We may] see … Continue reading

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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

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Feeling at Ease

Standing on the shore, perhaps on a cliff above crashing waves, where even the seagulls and ravens cruise far below, or right there at the level of the waves, my shoes settled into wet pebbles; I feel the mist traveling … Continue reading

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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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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

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Appreciating our Vehicle

I’ve often wondered why some men lavish such care on their cars. There it sits in the driveway, every panel, window, bumper and wheel gleaming in the sun. And when the engine is turned over you can be sure it … Continue reading

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Just Going Through a Phase

Have you ever noticed that you can’t divide the seven days of a week into two equal parts? I water the lawn twice a week during the summer months and my sprinkler system, which knows about minutes, hours, days, weeks, … 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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IF NOT LOWER KNOWLEDGE THEN…

Rinpoche says some interesting things about our ‘ordinary’ way of knowing the world… often habitually constructed out of our thoughts and beliefs. Investigating this ‘process’, he suggests… “In saying that the world is ‘lower knowledge’, we can go deep enough … Continue reading

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A HUMBLE MOMENT…

A HUMBLE MOMENT… It’s a perfect 68 degrees, and although the frozen photo doesn’t show it, there’s a 14 mph Canadian breeze and the leaves are reveling in it… whispering and passing on the secrets of the wind. It’s as … Continue reading

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