Category Archives: Meditation

Desperation (#tbt)

Desperation… it conjures up images of a salty body prone in the sand, baking under a scorching, desert sun, dry-mouthed, so hot yet too dehydrated even to sweat; after hours walking, hours crawling, hours struggling to continue in search of … Continue reading

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Sound Mind and Body

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Erosion

Sometimes I feel like a jagged rock in a raging river; like an obtuse protuberance that rapids thrash against; as if I am surrounded by tremendous violence that it is battering me. Slowly, the currents erode my incongruous edges and … Continue reading

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Winter’s Warmth

It was Sunday evening, and I sat down for my daily meditation. I decided to do a visualization. I began by focusing on my breathing; extending exhales as long as possible. I imagined that with each breath I was spreading … Continue reading

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Photosynthesis

Two takes on the feeling of laying under a tree. Continue reading

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Antecedent

I sit down on my cushion resolved to explore my inner landscapes. I focus on my breathing. I keep my inhales short and exhale as slowly as possible. I begin to imagine the source of my breathing as my life … Continue reading

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Between

Never say always; it’s almost never true. Never say never; that’s trouble too. In between the ends, I hear its best to stay. Eight endless steps carve out a middle way. Words don’t suffice, yet they’re all we have. The … Continue reading

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