I think it's vital to understand that everything's part of the practice. Even those times when I sway from the Path altogether---that's part of practice as well. It's just like if you focus on the breath and occasionally lose track of it. You realize you've lost it, and then you return to it. Realizing you've … Continue reading Life is Meditation
First real entry in the Lay Buddhist series which is about, well, ya know, being a Lay Buddhist.
The flow or the zone is all about focus, motion, and intention. Those pristine moments occur when the ego fades into the overall sway and movement of things.
"So I'm gonna abandon meta-blogging for a second and speak directly to you, the Reader," he types in the blank space that WordPress has provided him. He giggles at the paradox that's just presented itself and moves on. "Anger and hatred are fuel. They motivate us to act, but they burn hot so they can't … Continue reading Is Anger Ever Appropriate?
Karma is anything that prevents our minds form being blank slates, pregnant with unconditioned potential. Genes are karma; classical and operant conditioning are karma; our habits and instincts are karma.
The struggle to be mindful when sleep deprived.