Sat on 19 days this month, totalling 30 hours 17 minutes practice. (40 entries total)


Sun
19
A very helpful sit. Interesting to see how fast things can come and go when given enough space. Even things that feel almost impossible, nearly he ...


Sat
18
Allowing thoughts to subside, the emotions behind them to arise and melt away. In their place an unintended smile and the space to let the koan co ...

Away visiting family. Morning sit before others awoke. Lots to sit with and doing so created a lot more space. I think it will help me get through ...


Fri
17
Letting emotions run their natural course.

Sitting with the remains of last night's stuff and allowing stuff to surface about a family weekend that lies ahead. Letting all the buried childl ...


Thu
16
Bedtime sitting after a yoga session earlier in the evening. As usual after yoga, sitting was very physical tonight. It is like the deep physical ...

Morning zendo sit


Wed
15
Sitting with sangha. Focus, lightness and random outbursts of joyous giggling.

Morning zendo sit


Tue
14
Sitting earlier than usual before heading out for an evening with friends.

A question that is popping up in sitting at the moment is around what I need to do. It seems to bring up things that I should do but that I would ...


Mon
13
Sitting before bed

About being honest and real and going where is most scary for me.


Sun
12
A very sleepy sit after a long day, much of which felt like meditation. Other bits were more about friendship and a lot of laughter. A day spent ...

Morning sitting


Sat
11
Sitting before bed

Morning at zendo


Fri
10
Sat for longer than normal for a home sit. It didn't feel 'right' to stop

Morning sit


Thu
09
Sitting before bed

Morning sit at zendo


Wed
08
Evening sit with sangha. Never dull :) I've changed my name on here. Bluemoon was a name picked on a whim when I first joined the site about 3 ye ...

This sit felt both long and short at the same time - sort of outside of time. The koan was so strong than I didn't even hear the partway 'fidget' ...


Tue
07
Barely a thought

Powerful morning sitting


Mon
06
The koan is still sitting strongly with me.

This was a first for me - doing my morning sit in a launderette. My washing machine sprung a leak, spilling water all over the floor and leaving m ...


Sun
05
Sitting before bed

Sitting with sangha friends. A bit of a change from this morning's sit. As soon as I sat up came why it will be really hard to act on one of the ' ...

Woke late but really excited somehow to sit. Everything was already feeling very, very raw and immediate. A lot of life questions came to mind and ...


Sat
04
Quite a drowsy sit. Somehow though it is just my thinking mind that was drowsy and so it still felt like the sit was doing some good some how, sof ...

Morning sit


Fri
03
Sitting after an evening out dancing at fundraising events for charities working with Syrian refugees and casualties. After having spent most of m ...

I had 4 mile cycle ride to catch an early train this morning but was determined to fit in a sit first. I had made my breakfast the night before wh ...


Thu
02
Sitting at home after yoga class, just before bed. Both energetic and a touch sleepy sit as my body started to wind down.

Morning sit in zendo


Wed
01
Sitting with sangha. Strong and fierce sitting today. Fiery.

Morning zendo sit