First sit back home. Family visiting but had popped out so I had a bit of time to myself. Over the last few weeks I've had a few times where I've woken with an old emotion and then found myself dealing with memories of previous years of adulthood. It seems to be going consecutively and I thoug ...
Bluemoon
about 18 hours ago
Morning sit Still same feelings of being broken hearted, quite a bit of resistance to feeling these; turned to this with kindness.
rosie
about 19 hours ago 2
Yesterday, it started snowing at noon and kept
 up until around midnight. It was a rain snow, so there isn't much out
 there right now, but when the temperatures drop like that it disrupts,
 interrupts one's schedules, i.e. meditations. Nevertheless, I had a grand
 dream which ...
hugr5
1 day ago
zazen with sangha. This was shorter than normal but not really sure about times. The first sit I was sitting with brokenheartedness again. Just the emotions. I realised it was past as well as present. Cried throughout again! 
 
 The second was quite short since it was only 20 min and ...
rosie
1 day ago 1 1
Last part of retreat sitting. 2 hours before breakfast and then an hour later on when other sangha members who hadn't been on the retreat joined us for an hour of sitting followed by a talk and service. During the last part of the service I suddenly found myself full of a bouncy excitement at se ...
Bluemoon
1 day ago
Morning sit with sangha (last part of the retreat). It was two periods of zazen with kin-hin. The first sit was with complete broken heartedness. Cried throughout. 
 
 Second sit was with another difficult old memory from my student days, of my first day and night in the student house ...
rosie
2 days ago 2 1
Used sound as an anchor in this meditation.
brownegg
2 days ago 2
A bit of extra sitting. This retreat has an optional all night sitting to mark Rohatsu. Last year I sat for 6 hours of this and it was a beautiful sit. This time because of having family members visiting afterwards and tiredness making my current balance problems much worse I knew I needed to ma ...
Bluemoon
2 days ago
when you stare into the water, the surface
 sometimes, most often ripples, you see yourself in the clear water, but the
 image distorts, wavers, takes on different shades, and nuances, the light of
 the sun comes through like a fractured song, rays bent, the light sparkles, the
 ...
hugr5
2 days ago
Evening sit with the sangha This was very restful especially after all the intense stuff that has come up lately. I was being with the day to day fabric of my life, some of my habits, possessions. Just looking at them and observing how I felt about things. I saw some times when I put too much st ...
rosie
2 days ago 1