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Archive for April, 2011

Awakening

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

From what we are able to notice, acknowledge, and discern through awareness nourishes our field of inquiry with insight and ultimately wisdom. It is wisdom that penetrates our suffering.

Awakening

Friday, April 29th, 2011

The role of consciousness is to give rise to appearance either from incoming sensory data or from internal channels of memory, imagination, or conception.

Awakening

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Through mindsight, the “eye” of our free and open consciousness, we begin to see the tranquility, luminosity, and clarity of mind.

Awakening

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Our meditation practice helps us to reverse the process of how we see things… not as we construe them, but how they actually are.

Awakening

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

We are immersed in a field of inquiry- in the field of human experiential phenomenology as it relates to mind, body, and sense of “self”… that all psychological and physical factors are arising and ceasing interdependently.

Practice- Embracing Our Humanness

Monday, April 25th, 2011

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Let us take a seated posture in our “quiet space” for this insight meditation practice… When you are ready, gently close your eyes or bring your gaze slightly downward- and taking a few moments here to just allow ourselves to settle into our breath. Let this stillness be […]

Awakening

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Our practice trains us to notice our “becoming” as a process that is shaped and influenced by a host of conditions uniquely changing moment-to-moment.

Awakening

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

We are practicing to become ourselves… a path of transforming our inner states… freeing our sense of being to a more direct Way of happiness.

Awakening

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

When the mind tries to do several things at once, it does not do any of them very well. Our mind’s capacity is diminished in direct proportion to how much its attention is fractured.

Practice- 2 Minute Deep Relaxation Breath Exercise

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Take a couple of minutes out of your busy schedule and try this simple breathing exercise. Find a quiet space, and allow yourself this brief opportunity to experience a deep sense of opening and release. Gently close your eyes and slowly connect with your breath- here and now breathing freely and naturally from your abdomen. […]