Category: Meditation

Post #3149: Radiant light

I spent the weekend at a meditation/study retreat in the city on the topic of Dogen’s Radiant Light – though I didn’t feel radiant or light, bogged down with a cold as I was. In fact, I was *that* person in the zendo. The…

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Post #3138: Sitting upright again

I think today is the first time in ten days or so that I have had energy to do anything beyond sit at this keyboard and half-heartedly respond to work emails. Of course – I have done more than that – but I’ve had…

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Post #3137: Cabin retreat

I feel it’s awfully important that I be able to spend time alone. I’m not sure why that feels imperative, but it does. So this week I’m at the cabin by myself for five days – though I will have a couple of days…

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Post #3135: Disjointed

This fall has been lovely, but somehow everything feels a little…. interrupted. A result of much to-ing and fro-ing – to Vancouver, to the cabin, to Ottawa, to Victoria, and so on. In some ways I enjoy the variation in locale – but as…

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Post # 3101: Small tasks in awakening

I sorted my thread spools this morning and threw out the near-empty ones, arranging the remainder by colour in the spool rack. It was a very satisfying small project, particularly because I look at them all the time; they sit right beside my computer…

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