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Presence – Four deer running

Four deer running, almost in single line, white tails bobbing up and down as they negotiate the high brown grass behind the house. I was struck by how their coloring blended in with the surrounding russet and burnt umber shadows … Continue reading

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Awake Awareness Is Aware without Using Thought

I’ve been working with some of the practices in the book, ‘Shift Into Freedom’, by Loch Kelly, a gifted teacher and author, who explains his Open-Hearted Awareness Approach to Being. As my friend and fellow long-time TSK student, Bruce Alderman, … Continue reading

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Walkabout – Session 11, Week 3 – Exploring not-knowing

“See if you can get in touch with the ‘feel of the field’ at a time when you are already feeling negative… let the feeling lead you into an exploration of the not-knowing hidden within the ‘witness’ knowing… remember that … Continue reading

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Turning inward to make contact

In the last few days, I have been worried about an issue, and this worry makes me be glued in thoughts and disconnected from the surroundings. There was a tension underneath, the reality showed itself limited and the wish of … Continue reading

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Practice LOK 50 – Inquiry – A Doorway to the Zeroless

Try listening to this song while reading this… Take the [TSK] vision into your daily activity, observing lightly and free from judgment the effect it has in your life. Lately music, though not the only opening, has been easy access … Continue reading

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Walkabout-Session 9, Week 5: Former Student

A former TSK student from a while ago, saw my Walkabout practice notes on the TSK Inquiry website, and decided to work with it, and post an accounting of her own experience. Her description is striking so I decided to … Continue reading

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write about the last paragraph of KTS 25

It’s interesting how looking backwards on memory can clarify how time unfolds in the present. I found it wonderfully fascinating how a little 5 minute exercise of looking at a memory (and hours of reading and inquiry) opened the door … Continue reading

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TSK Ex. 26 – Transcendence of Pointings

A while ago I wrote about my experience with TSK Ex. 26 – Transcendence of Pointings, an exercise I’ve worked with numerous times over the years. …while watching young birds dancing between green leaves in tree branches, thinking “That too … Continue reading

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Swimming in Witness

The term ‘witness’ is an interesting one from the very beginning. Witness implies some kind of conscious aliveness. Does witness exists in plants? Does witness exist in atomic structure? Or does witness only apply to…to…well, what? If knowledge is its … Continue reading

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Space as Witness

What keep us from engaging the dynamic of time? The reading points toward the sense of self, but there is other obstacle worthy of note: concentration. If there is not focus it is difficult to pay attention to anything, to … Continue reading

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