13 Sep. Desire.

Inspired by this blog post here I thought about desire. That I have never really considered it to be a form of suffering. Not getting what I want - yes, that's suffering! But desire - no. The more I think about it the more I understand that desire is like physical pain, like loneliness, like … Continue reading 13 Sep. Desire.

12 Nov. No funny hats required.

Meditation is going great. Again. For now. Effortless. My attention is somewhere between the stillness and the emptiness of my body, steady and mechanical movement of my breath and the lively stream of thoughts. When I'm focused my thoughts stop flowing. When I'm not, the thinking process begins. The longer I manage to stay focused the … Continue reading 12 Nov. No funny hats required.

10 Jul. How many meditation sessions can you miss in one day?

Last night's siting was amazing. Literally nothing happened. I should have been exhausted by the time I got to sit. I spent nearly 3 hours driving. I traveled to Wicklow Mountains where I visited the Indian Sculpture Park (can you imagine? In the middle of Irish fields and hills...) and Glendalough where I enjoyed unplanned … Continue reading 10 Jul. How many meditation sessions can you miss in one day?