Category: Meditation

Post #3065: A weekend of practice

Let me start off by telling you that things last week were a bit crappy. I have a lot of work stress right now and that was compounded by 3 days of union-related meetings which made me feel frantic and behind at every step.… Continue Reading “Post #3065: A weekend of practice”

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Post # 3064: Continuity

A few months ago,¬†a struggling friend asked his facebook contacts¬†for general advice on how to get through a difficult time. One of my friends responded to him thusly: Build another thing. Think about who will use it when you are gone. This line has… Continue Reading “Post # 3064: Continuity”

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Post #3060: Every day sitting

Brian cleaned up the shrubs in front of the zendo yesterday and now I have to decide what to plant – I had been thinking of a Katsura tree, but a friend online told me that they aren’t drought tolerant and now I have… Continue Reading “Post #3060: Every day sitting”

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Post #3059: Introducing the tiny zendo

I was away from home for two weeks doing all the things (friends, jukai, work, training) in both nearby cities (Victoria then Vancouver). It was a wonderful break after being alone for much of the time this winter (not lonely though) – and I… Continue Reading “Post #3059: Introducing the tiny zendo”

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Post #3054: Life at low tide

I was a having a perfect little romantic walk along the beach at low tide yesterday afternoon, when we passed a neighbour with her reactive dog barely under control. Not a minute later, and that dog shot up the beach and jumped on our… Continue Reading “Post #3054: Life at low tide”

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