Another full-to-bursting with love sit
Mindfulness of Breathing A great sit, very focused and feeling great.
Morning sit. Distracted sit, in which I attempted to witness an attachment that is causing me pain, and found I could not take a step back from it. So I practiced metta to those feelings of attachment and pain and then followed my breath. This felt useful to stay with because I have a cold and f ...
30 minutes of samatha
Another hugely helpful sit. It included the ways in which I have undermined myself over the years, made derogatory remarks about myself, how this stemmed from the fear and embarrassment I've been exploring and the consequences of it. It feels like it was part of my futile attempts to hide from m ...
Evening sit. Space, curiosity, a settledness and love.
Mindfulness of Breathing Another nice sit (indoors, it's cold outside)
Another day/night when a migraine leads to lots of extra, unintentional practice time. I'm so used to it that when I could feel the migraine coming on on Friday evening I sort of made a pact with it that whatever wasn't done by morning would be deferred until Saturday night when I was back from ...
Morning sit. Peaceful and strong. Feeling connected to everything and everyone.
Sitting as part of a day meet up between monks and teachers in our sangha and our equivalents in another sangha from other parts of the country
Mindfulness of Breathing Nice sit, very relaxing.