On Practice, deep or otherwise

So a fair slug of what this blog is for is to figure out how the life I currently live is aligned – or can be aligned – with the best practices for the things I think are important.And since for both writing and prayer DAILY is purportedly critical, I use this space to explore […]

“on the obstacles”

Susan Piver (a Buddhist meditation teacher) used the above title for her email today — it began: Q: Susan, I have trouble committing myself to the cushion… please address this. A: We all have difficulty with this. I totally understand. When you sit on the cushion, you’re agreeing to sit down with the unknown. Sometimes […]

storing insights for later

While wandering the w.w.w to look for the Pomodoro Technique (ah, the web — so suited for digression, so inappropriate for my tired state of mind) I ran into this: “So, what is motivation? Let’s take one step at a time. Motivation is made up of two factors: personal structure – meaning values and principles […]