Category archives: Writings

Caught Inside Our Bodies

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One of the viewpoints about ourselves which is commonly held, but often not examined, is that we are caught inside our bodies looking out. The identity is perceived to be strings of thought, memory, emotion, desire, ideas, beliefs along with a vague sense that something holds all these things together – an unseen consistency. The body, from this viewpoint, is the circumference, the outer outline of a person who lives […]

There is a Tremendous Power in Quiet -

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– and more often than not we do not allow ourselves the time to be still and to notice ourselves. And so tonight, let us dedicate the next few hours, with the sounds of the city around us, to a quietness which is utterly respectful, has no dimension of coercion and no particular philosophical precepts that we must live up to. We’re going to look at our lives right now, […]

How to Begin to Care for Yourself

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The following expressions about the human body, about the mind, about the energetic impulse of evolution, are not meant to be taken in as information.  We don’t need to think about them as if we were in an ordinary classroom.  We take our time.  We sit with them.  We allow.  We move.  We stay easy and we don’t push to get anything or to understand in a literal way.This work […]