Sat on 11 days this month, totalling 27 hours 16 minutes practice. (21 entries total)


Mon
11
Morning sit which turned into a morning lie down which was actually really helpful - various bits of settling and working through and also the pro ...


Sun
10
Evening sit at home. Visitors have left. Lots of love. Also a lot to sit with still bubbling away from the retreat. Various lines from one of our ...

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'v ...


Sat
09
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 u ...

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 ...


Fri
08
Second and last full day of retreat. Very quiet and still sitting for me. What did come up was mainly about love and saying yes to love and life, ...


Thu
07
First full day of mini retreat. For me this retreat was easy sitting, having had some more difficult sitting at home recently and I came to the re ...


Wed
06
The usual Wednesday evening sitting but this time for about 8 of us it marked the start of our little local Rohatsu retreat. In my morning sit I'd ...

Longer than usual morning sit. The same gentle allowing. At time a couple of words popping into my mind which seemed in this really relaxed and ac ...


Tue
05
As I approached my sitting spot I was struck with an almost tearful love and appreciation for everything - the pebbles sitting on the chest of dra ...

A mellow acceptance of all that arises. Out of this some new clarity about some past actions and my life.


Mon
04
Much of this was lying down as I was a bit woosy and unbalanced as my balance problems are worsened by a lack of sleep like I've had recently. I k ...

Morning sit. More of the same....


Sun
03
I was tired so hoped to get away with a 30 minute sit but suspected that longer might be needed so also set timers for 45 and 60 minutes. At the 3 ...

Another episode of dealing with past emotional difficulties that I didn't face at the time. Today it was two times when I was very stressed and di ...


Sat
02
For the first time in ages ended up spending part of my 'sit' doing a bit of yoga. I was standing intending to bow but found myself instead chanti ...

Today's morning sit ended up being a lunchtime sit instead! A disrupted night's sleep due both to my daughter being out / coming in and to old emo ...


Fri
01
Sitting at home late at night after an evening with friends plunging into a very cold sea, warming up with a fire, celebrating life with fireworks ...

10 minutes on a station platform, 10 minutes once on the train. Feeling of deep loneliness. It feels like this is part of a store of old emotions ...

Short morning sit before heading off for a train