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3/19/18 all day long, each action, bringing the mind back to the task at hand. whatever was being done; any thought that would arise, pulling at the present moment; come back, be here. habituating a present moment and then the next. the hardest one to forgive is the closest one waiting with her outstretched hand. […]
3/18/18 the chai spills over the desk, dripping down onto the wooden floor; there are towels for clean up. promise myself the next time to say no as the twenty is exchanged, caching faith for you. the cat stenching sickness, how can you be angry? rumi says this body is a guest house; i say […]
Sitting with this beautiful koan from Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel,…”what would happen if we habituated ourselves to staying open?” It isn’t something I read and say, “Oh, what a lovely idea.” No, I see it as my lifeline to freeing myself and experiencing true joy, not the teeter-totter of the emotions. I believe it wasn’t until just now that I allowed myself that openness all day.