Morning sit at work before starting the day, as raindrop hit the window in front of me, merge, run and separate. So much extra-ordinary beauty in something so small and ordinary. Huge gratitude.
It's been a long while since I meditated and I've been meaning to come back for months. I don't know if I'll be able to sustain my practice now that I'm almost 6 months pregnant. It was hard to find the right posture, I nearly fainted after sitting in the usual posture for a minute and lying on ...
Sitting outdoors at my allotment. Somehow it felt right today to sit as part of the place before starting work. Sounds of seagulls, chickens on a neighbouring plot and bamboo and tree leaves rustling in the wind. Being still allows everything to reveal itself - from the wren watching me from the ...
Sitting before bed
Sitting with sangha. From time to time something about our form / service / ritual just hits home deeper than before and makes what came before feel a bit like I was going through the motions. Sometimes it is one of the chants, or the bows. Whatever it is, it seems to never then lose its extra ...
Evening sit - with a migraine and with one foot in as bowl of water to try to lift an splinter of a shell that is embedded in one toe. Quite comical really :)
Sitting with sangha
Morning zendo sit
A sleepy sit
Neither happiness nor sadness established, tears flow freely into sacred space.
Morning zendo sit
Meditation on the beach again this morning before another swim then heading back to the city and work.
Spent the evening and night at the beach, swimming, sitting and then sleeping in the sand dunes. Sat in the midst of natural space, wide horizons and with the most glorious sunset. There were a few spells of tears over a particular situation but they disappeared as quickly as they came. Even aft ...
Metta Current skill: consistency of practice & commitment.
Morning sit. Energy at work. Like something unravelling or another layer being shed. Everything feels raw raw and immediate.
Sitting before bed - after another day of music, sunshine and friendship. I was happily tired but there was a lot of energy at play in this sit - just allowing it.