Another sit with the kanzeon statue. Lately coming in touch with a very deep emptiness, loneliness and craving, a bottomless hole. I guess everyone has this? A sort of want that cannot be filled. I recognised it was there as a child, when I felt especially lonely, and I was terrified of it, of t ...
rosie
9 days ago 4 2
A shorter than usual morning sit. Rushing to a work meeting. Luckily I kind of dropped straight into the sit and got what felt like a longer sit out of a short period of time
Bluemoon
9 days ago 1
Morning sit. Four minutes in my daughter came in, sat on my lap and hugged me all through the sit.
rosie
9 days ago 4 2
Two periods during the day - an extra one because it was needed to respond to something I felt arising which turned out to be linked to the previous sits and later my usual before bed sitting. In this where was a quick drop into a mental silence and then I found a talk I'm due to give to a budd ...
Bluemoon
9 days ago 3
Afternoon sit. Needing to fully experience some painful stuff in a safe place. On my cushion.
rosie
10 days ago 3
Lamrim Day Eight - Recognizing that all living beings are our mother Calm sit with periods of deep focus.
GregSWhite
10 days ago 3
Development from last night's sitting which in turn linked to an earlier one in which a very difficult time came up and I saw how much not dealing with it had affected a relationship. Last night it was about feeling how painful that had been emotionally. It always seems to me that until I've rea ...
Bluemoon
10 days ago 4
I think it will work, later than you thought, sooner than you think.
niroxki
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10 days ago 3
Lamrim Day Seven - Developing Equanimity Nice outdoor sit with my friends the parrots, who happily chattered away until I'd extended metta to them, then left me to sit in quiet.
GregSWhite
11 days ago 3 1
30 minutes of metta After 10 years, I learned I don't control my mind :)) Still I think I can influence it, let's see what happens. I love the distractions, they are the best teachers.
niroxki
11 days ago 3