Meditation is going great. (Talking to myself: Just sit and focus on the breath/body. When the focus is there - thoughts are missing. When the focus is lost - mind wandering begins. It's either this or that. Time is a string of present moments, even if meditation was poor just a second ago, it is no … Continue reading 2 Nov. A wreck under blue sky.
25 Sep. More trees.
I didn’t get to meditate as much as I wanted to last weekend because… family life. Saturday morning. 7 AM. I'm meditating. Ten minutes in. My 3yo daughter walks in holding her favorite plush cat - lovingly by the face - and demands cookies for breakfast. And so on and so forth. I finally got … Continue reading 25 Sep. More trees.
28 Aug. Concentration.
Not sure what happened, but my night sittings seem to be better than the morning ones recently. When I'm sleepy I open my eyes. I start meditation with metta towards people who pissed me off, hurt me, I feel threatened by or heard about in the news. I do it wholeheartedly. Isn't all evil generated either … Continue reading 28 Aug. Concentration.
23 Jul. Don’t react.
Last morning I sat for 60 minutes. It was hard. It was great. I wasn't concerned about the quality of sitting that much. So whenever my mind went astray I simply let it go. What a banal slogan. Not anymore - but only after I gave it a meaning through my own practice. For me let … Continue reading 23 Jul. Don’t react.
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?