22 Jul. Compassion. Self-appreciation. Sogyal Rinpoche.

So I sat to meditate last night. 10 PM. I should have been sitting on the couch with a beer in my hand watching TV. Like everybody else. After 9 hours of work and 5 hours of minding my kids, I must be crazy to choose to sit alone at the kitchen table and watch my … Continue reading 22 Jul. Compassion. Self-appreciation. Sogyal Rinpoche.

13 Jul. Reflexes, reflections and tickles.

Yesterday, I sat for an hour in Rigpa Buddhist Centre, Dublin. We didn't talk much. One of the best sittings I've ever had. I realized something new and precious. Thoughts are like reflexes triggered by external or internal stimuli. Trying to control or to stop them is silly and pointless. They are like chills or … Continue reading 13 Jul. Reflexes, reflections and tickles.