Close both eyes; See with the Other one. Cover both ears; Hear with the Other one. Quiet my mind. Open my heart. Peer into infinity. Listen to my body. These senses Perceive my spirit, The true nature of self. Spirit is in all things. I look for it there. Its […]
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A Gradual Awakening ~ breathe yourself to sleep.
It’s tempting to make a big thing of this, tie it into other spiritual work, but it’s just a simple technique for overcoming insomnia I’ve shared with dozens of people. No drugs. No warm milk. No visits to a sleep clinic. There are side benefits, and it’s based on an […]
Chicrets and Chi Balls
A few years ago I attended a seminar called Chicrets which was something of an “Introduction to Experiencing Chi” (Chi being the Chinese term for what you might call “life force”.) It was informative, instructive and rather surprising. After a few simple exercises designed to help us recognize the sensations […]
Intelligence and Wisdom
Intelligence & Wisdom Trust the intelligence of the body Over the intelligence of the mind. The master learns more In a mile of walking Than an hour of reading. Foster wisdom of the intellect With study and discourse. Foster wisdom of the body With nourishment and exercise.
Note to Self
It’s not that I float. That indicates the possibility of falling, and there is none. It’s not that I have a position in space. There is no space. It’s not a dimension, or a plane of existence that I exist in. These are all concepts of a physical manifestation, and […]
16 thoughts I felt compelled to write down one day in 2008.
5. Your body knows more about your spiritual well being than your mind does. Teach your mind to listen to it. ~ Some days, insight floods you. I didn't sit down to write this collection of insights, it's just what came out in response to a challenge: jot down 16 brief notes about yourself.
Summers in New Hampshire provide a teenager with blissfully warm weather and an abundance of distractions from the boredom that seems to accompany the day-to-day existence of the young. There were the streams in which I’d fish for trout, and the marinas filled with pickerel, and Weirs Beach with its […]