You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day, unless you’re too busy, then you should sit for an hour. ZEN ADAGE Memories of Sri Lanka. Thank you venerable Bhante Piananda, for graciously honoring me to meditate and teach yoga in your temple, Colombo, Sri Lanka Circa 2014?
Invitation to Peace early morning these days no T.V. no radio prone to quietness I meditate everyday the same way like sitting on a rabbit’s foot I feel safe and lucky bound by our desires I watch the incense rise busy busy busy thoughts busy buzzing clear the space toss them out watch them flyContinue reading “Invitation to Peace”
rocks in a tumbler i have settled with time polishing the gems Genie Nakano (originally published in Ribbons and Spillwords)
there is a wounded child in us the way out is in
clouds turn into rain turn into spring flowers no birth no death
I have arrivedin the here and nowI am freeuntil….the kids come home.
a yoginiblossoms in the nightunbound by the clarity of daynightblooming jasmine
the blood of my ancestors good, bad unconditional acceptance a miracle of forgiveness Thich Nhat Hahn, p. 25, from the book “Fear” “Fear”, is a book I am reading during this sometimes fearful time. I recommended whole heartedly. Also reading, Born a Crime. Both great books to uplift your spirits.
detergent bubblesbabbling in a brook chattering mind Genie Nakano The falls are in Sri Lanka way up high where the best Ceylon Tea is grown.
once I watched an ant crawling the mountains bottom it started to run half its legs on the ground in an alternating tripod gait with quantum steps my eyes followed mind took me to the summit there I wanted to be but wind blew me away down the other side breathing in breathing out IContinue reading “Meditation#7 Humbling Down”